Breast cancer

Breast cancer - A new study will invite 20,000 French women to have a tailor-made screening for breast cancer, depending on the risk of developing the disease.  The idea is to set up screening, which is no longer based solely on age, but on the risk of developing breast cancer. Today, less than 50% of women aged 50 to 74 years old are able to take mammograms recommended every two years, well below the 70% European recommendations.

The disease kills 12 000 women each year in France and 92,000 in Europe.

My Personal Breast screening, will be a personalized surveillance that is no longer based solely on age, but on the risk of developing cancer. Tailor-made, with the ambitious goal of early detection of cancer in women at highest risk, and reduce the number of exams in those who are the least.

Last local news

Missing person

Police have appealed following the worrying disappearance of 41 year old Luc Hébert from Saint Laurent du Var. Hébert left his home around noon on Tue... Missing person Read More


Picasso painting

Le Compotier", a work by artist Pablo Picasso and painted in Antibes in 1946, will be auctioned on Friday, October 18th at Christie's in Paris, on the... Picasso painting Read More


Eight activists fined

Eight activists have been fined 500 euros each for having taken down portraits of French President Emmanuel Macron in town halls in the French capital... Eight activists fined Read More


Polluted water

Alarmed residents in the Côte d’Or region of France have aired their concern over the quality of drinking water in their region for fear it is “pollut... Polluted water Read More


Nursery school flooded in the Var

A nursery school in the Var has provided a minimum service this morning following flooding on Tuesday. ... Nursery school flooded in the Var Read More