SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Oct. 19 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Tenerife Cabildo commemorated ‘International Breast Cancer Day’ this Thursday with the reading of the manifesto prepared by the Spanish Breast Cancer Federation (FECMA), which brings together a total of 47 entities.
Both the president, Rosa Dávila, and the counselor of Social Action, Águeda Fumero, claimed the need to “continue promoting and promoting research and early detection programs.”
In reading the manifesto, Dávila and Fumero were accompanied by other women who are part of the insular corporation, such as the Minister of Sports, Yolanda Moliné, and the insular director of Social Action, Yolanda Baumgartner.
Also participating in the reading were the Councilor for the Presidency of the Santa Cruz City Council, Purificación Dávila, the president of ÁMATE, María Carmen Bonfante, the writer Felicidad Batista and the former basketball player María del Rosario Borges, according to a note from the Cabildo.
The manifesto highlighted the need to “invest in health, as a strategic sector, which turns research into a prevention tool”, and contained the consideration that “there is a broad consensus to extend the age from 45 to 74 years.” of women to have a mammogram.
The European Plan to Fight Cancer recommends expanding breast cancer screening with mammography to include this age group, since currently, the reference age is between 50 and 69 years.