It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month which means an abundance of information floating around. One scary fact that caught my eye?
The average tumor grows 12 yrs before detected.
But! If it’s detected early enough, the five-year survival rate is over 95 percent. Now, the new Breast Tissue Screening Bra provides women continuous screening in the comfort of their own clothes. In over three clinical trials, the bra correctly identified 92.1 percent of tumors, compared to the 70 percent accuracy of routine mammograms. More importantly, the bra measures subtle, longitudinal changes in skin temperature that can indicate a tumor as many as six years before a traditional screening would detect it (more explanation in the company’s video).
Thank you, technology.
via Tech Crunch