18-year-old student creates cancer-detecting bra

A high schooler from Mexico designed a bra that helps in the early detection of breast cancer. Drawing inspiration from his mother — who lost both breasts to the disease — Julian Rios Cantu set out to find a better means of early detection. Breast cancer, if caught early, has a survival rate of nearly 100-percent. Despite this, many women still forget to do monthly self-exams that could lead to early detection. Cantu’s solution involves adding technology to an undergarment most women are wearing anyway, a bra. Dubbed ‘EVA,’ the bra uses approximately 200 biosensors to map the surface of the…

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