The breast cancer takes the life of a woman every 90 minutes in Mexico, while the Ministry of Health diagnosis every 30 minutes to a woman with this condition, according to the National Center for Gender Equity and Reproductive Health.
In an interview for GetQoralHealth, the specialist in gynecology and obstetrics, Lourdes Cardona notes that many women do not attend the doctor for fear of discovering that they suffer from a serious illness.
For Cardona the breast ultrasound High definition is a very important tool. It must be remembered that the mammography It is only applicable to women over 40 years of age.
There is an exception when the woman has a history; example, a relative of the mother's branch that has submitted breast cancer In this case the patient from thirty years can be done a mammography.
For Lourdes this test can be done when something has been detected or if there is any doubt, only that the following precautions must be taken:
1. It must be a ultrasound high definition.
2. It must be done by a doctor who has a specialty in diagnostic imaging. That knows how to handle the breast tissue.
For the expert Lourdes Cardona, it is advisable to attend gynecologist twice a year; in them, the doctor should explore the patient from the tip of the foot to the hair in search of some abnormality.