Encourage Early Screening
Breast cancer can develop over the course of several years without the appearance of any signs of the disease. Only early screening allows us to take better care of the affected person, specifically through targeted and less invasive treatments.
This disease is usually detected either by sign observation, through a radiology examination (mammography) carried out by a health professional, or by the woman herself.
It is therefore recommended to follow these three practices:
- regular breast observation;
- clinical examination of your breasts by a qualified health professional;
- a mammography every two years, if you are between 50 and 69 years of age.
How often a woman should have a mammography and the recommended age at which she should either begin or stop having this examination on a regular basis varies according to each person’s risk profile. Discuss it with your doctor.