International Journal of Advance Research in Medical Surgical Nursing
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A
Breastlight: A breast self-examination device
Breast disorders are very common amidst women. Among the breast disorders, breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women. Breastlight is a valuable tool to a women’s breast awareness particularly during the period from one mammogram to the next. This is a handheld device helps in finding an abnormalities in breast and women can assess any unusual changes in their breasts frequently at home itself. It is not a diagnostic device but it can triggers the users to consult health care facility sooner than later and enhances the possibility of successful treatment thereby expected to reduces the mortality due to breast cancer.