The Valle del Guadalhorce hospital has just announced that from November this year it will implement a new programme to help detect breast cancer early.
During the launch of the programme that took place last week, the hospital's representative for Equality, Health and Social Policy, Ana Isabel González, stated that they expect more than 15,000 women to benefit from the project. This is largely due to the programme's mobile unit which will travel throughout the region to provide women with a preliminary check-up.
González also explained that as a result of the new programme more than 1,500 Guadalhorce patients will now be able to have a CTI scan at the new hospital, instead of having to travel to Virgen de la Victoria hospital in Malaga.
At the launch González was also accompanied by the president of the provincial committee for the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC), Francisco Aguilar, as well as the manager of Virgen de la Victoria hospital, José Antonio Media.
She thanked them for the important work they have carried out in the province in helping and supporting people who are suffering, or have suffered, from the disease.