Prevention and Early Detection
The prognosis for breast cancer depends on its extent; obtaining an early diagnosis is therefore of the utmost importance. Palpation and mammography help us locate suspicious lesions.
Another complementary technique is ultrasonography. When the malignancy of a node is suspected, the lesion is punctured with a very fine needle and cells are extracted for analysis. Biopsies are also performed.
Most patients who present breast cancer have no risk factors that would lead them to suspect that they could suffer from the disease. For this reason, it is essential to consider the following recommendations: