— PREVENTION IS THE KEY —
Breast cancer is the most frequent type of cancer in women.
Although it is now known that the risk of suffering breast cancer increases with age, there is still a large number of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer at an early age.
In the fight against breast cancer, early detection of disease is vital, since it allows us to give treatment with stronger guarantees of success, such as better aesthetic results.
Breast self-examination is recognized as one of the fundamental pillars of early detection of breast cancer.
This application presents a detailed guide to the technique of breast self-examination with a series of interactive images which allow you to carry out an examination quickly and effectively, such as an explanation of the warning signs for when you should consult your doctor.
This application has been developed by surgeons specializing in breast disease.
Who is this application for?
All women over 20 have a significant risk of showing breast disease, even though in the majority of cases these findings do not correspond to a tumor.
Breast self-examination allows women to get to know the characteristics of their chest in detail, allowing them to quickly detect any change. This gives valuable information to a specialist in breast disease, thus allowing an early diagnostic and treatment of any lesion that occurs.
Are there any limitations to breast self-examination?
It has been demonstrated that breast self-examination is beneficial to all women. This includes women with prosthetic implants, undergoing menopause, pregnant, or lactating.