Women Are Being Advised To Have Earlier Beast Cancer Screenings

A Medical professional is advising women who are at a greater risk for breast cancer, to begin the screening process earlier than recommended.

February 4th is celebrated worldwide as “World Cancer Day” and Dr. Melissa Miguel, Registrar of Internal Medicine at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (MCMH) was on NBC Radio’s “Face to Face” programme, stated that while it’s advised that women start having mammograms from the age of 40, if there is a history of breast cancer in the family, screening should be done earlier.

The Doctor, noted that a person can be given the all clear, but have the cancer return. Dr. Miguel says it is important for someone who has beaten cancer, to continue having regular check-ups and encouraged survivors to continue praying, and living a healthy lifestyle.