Dr Oludare Adeemi, a consultant radiation oncologist at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), said yesterday that he had achieved a breakthrough in breast cancer when he recently performed a mastectomy on a breast cancer patient without breast cancer treatment. He described this treatment as a microcid treatment that requires the use of radioactive seeds. In a chat with reporters, she suggested regular screening for breast cancer in women to detect the disease early. He said the new method was first performed in Canada for about two years, now practiced in several places in the United States, but he was the first in Africa.
“This microcid treatment is the first of its kind in Africa. It came to Africa via Nigeria, “she said, adding that the procedure preserves a breast, adding that it is important to preserve a breast for cosmetic reasons. Adeemi said that the treatment of microcid takes one day, as opposed to four weeks after the completion of conventional radiotherapy. The procedure is performed when the microcids are placed in the tumor bed under ultrasound-guided ”but“ it must be emphasized that the microcid treatment method. For adolescent breast cancer, this is only for the time being. “Dr. Adeemi says that the main causes of breast cancer are hormonal factors, age, environmental factors and lifestyle. Among the symptoms of breast cancer are: Feelings, such as changes in the size, shape or appearance of the breasts, changes in the skin on the top of the breasts, such as dimples. If you choose, it is possible to prevent breast cancer.