Kris Jenner urges fans to go for regular mammograms

2018-08-03 10:45

Cape Town - After going for her routine mammogram, Kris Jenner has urged her fans to undertake regular check-ups

The momager - whose mother MJ previously battled breast cancer - took to Instagram with photos of what the medical machine looks like to motivate her followers to take care of themselves.

"Just reminding everyone to go get their Mammogram!! So important and can save lives," Kris wrote alongside the image.


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The 62-year-old followed-up her post with another photo of a different machine - a breast ultrasound - which Kris said was just an extra precaution and it takes only 30 minutes to do.

Kris wrote: "After I had the mammogram this morning I also got a breast ultrasound with this machine, just to double triple check...this took about 15 minutes each side and gets under the arm, breast and nearer the chest in the middle...didn’t hurt at all just some pressure...and very thorough."


This is not the first time Kris has publicised her precautionary measures.

According to Mirror, in a previous episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kris had herself, Kourtney, Kim and Khloé, who was reluctant at first, tested for the BRCA1 gene - a genetic cancerous gene which increases the risks of developing breast and ovarian cancers.

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