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Free invite to breast cancer conference 

Granadilla de Abona is holding a conference on breast cancer this Thursday, February 21st under the slogan “Road to life”.

The initiative is organised by the local council’s Department of Health, whose head is María de la O Gaspar González, with the collaboration of the El Médano Specialised Care Centre, the Canarian Walk for Life Foundation; the Association of Women with Breast Cancer of Tenerife (AMATE) and the Spanish Association against Cancer (AECC), among others. The venue is the auditorium of San Isidro Espacio Cívico

The day, addressed to the entire population and with free entry, will begin at 9.45am with the opening and welcome by the Mayor, José Domingo Regalado, and the councillor of the area. From 10am, there will be a talk by the professionals of the specialised service of El Médano; at 10.15 am, the disease and its origin will be dealt with by physiotherapy, César Cabellos Caldera, and at 10.45 am, topics such as nutrition and emotions will be discussed by psycho-logist Sara Bote González.

The second part of the conference will focus on early detection and prevention, topics that will be presented by the secretary of the Canary Foundation for Life-Walk for Life, Hermina Tacoronte Sánchez, as well as in oncological physiotherapy by AECC physiotherapy, Raquel Pérez García, and in oncology aesthetics by the AMATE aesthetic-oncology services coordinator, Virginia López Bonfante. Also, there will be time for laughter therapy as the culmination of the day.

Councillor for Health, María de la O Gaspar, invites the general population to attend these talks, which are free, in which they will discuss and explain key aspects that help not only those who suffer from this pathology, but also , serve as preventive actions to the general population, something fundamental in this type of diseases that increasingly affects a greater percentage of the population. (It has not been specified if the conference will be held or include English).