By Lara Walsh
Updated May 18, 2016 @ 8:07 am
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Cancer survivor Sofía Vergara took to Instagram Tuesday to share her annual mammogram experience and encourage awareness about regular health checkups.

The Modern Family actress, known for her killer curves, shared a snap of herself smiling in the doctor's office with her 8.4 million Instagram followers. She captioned the photo, "It's that time of the year" with the pink bow emoji to represent breast cancer awareness.

Its that time of the year😫🎀

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Vergara, 43, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in the early 2000s and has been an advocate for awareness of the disease since her recovery. Almost one thousand fans have already commented on the pic, praising the Colombian actress for using the platform for a great cause.

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Vergara and hubby Joe Manganiello recently re-entered the social media spotlight when the mom of one took to Instagram over the weekend to post a romantic pic of herself cuddling up to the Magic Mike hunk with the caption "Afternoon Tea."

Afternoon tea❤️❤️💃💃

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The cute couple apparently enjoyed an at-home date, complete with Champagne, chocolate cake, and finger sandwiches.