Sofía Vergara Shares Super Empowering Mammogram Selfie

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Sofia Vergara is no stranger to supporting cancer relief efforts. The 45-year old actress who survived thyroid cancer at 28 has been outspoken about her own struggles with the disease and participated in a Stand Up 2 Cancer telethon. Now, for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Modern Family star shared a pic of herself in front of a mammogram machine on Instagram to let women all over the world know “you have to do it!!!”

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You have to do it!!! #mammogram #medicalimaging women's imaging.

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The EBY underwear box founder took a similar pic at her checkup in 2016, proving she is committed to taking her health seriously.

 

Its that time of the year

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While perhaps not the most pleasant of experiences, the American Cancer Society recommends an annual mammogram for women between the ages of 45-54. Some women may start testing at 40.

We love when celebs use their platforms to promote positive messages. Maybe the CoverGirl spokesmodel can start a “Mammogram Selfie” movement? We're here for it!

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