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Teen Invents Bra That Detects Early Stage Breast Cancer

Eighteen-year-old Julián Ríos Cantú is the CEO and co-founder of Higia Technologies. After nearly losing his mother to breast cancer, he decided to invent something to help women detect breast cancer early on, so he designed ‘Eva’. Eva is a bra that uses tactile sensors to map the surface of the breast and monitor texture, color and temperature. In an interview, Julián said: “When I was 13 years old, my mother was diagnosed for the second time with breast cancer. The tumor went from having the dimensions of a grain of rice to that of a golf ball in less than six months. The diagnosis came too late and my mother lost both of her breasts and, almost, her life.”

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Article Source: The Huffington Post

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