Spot first signs of breast cancer

A roadshow to make women in Grampian aware of the different signs and symptoms of breast cancer will visit towns and cities from 9am to 5pm this week.

The tour will stop today (Thursday) at Peterhead’s Morrisons, tomorrow (Friday) at Lidl in Fraserburgh and on Saturday at Asda, Peterhead.

The tour will descend on locations across Scotland as part of the Scottish Government’s £30 million Detect Cancer Early programme to improve cancer survival rates in Scotland. The campaign features actress and comedienne Elaine C Smith, whose mother died from breast cancer, fronting striking television adverts, shown after the 9pm watershed.

They feature her holding up a series of placards showing breasts displaying signs of the disease.

The campaign carries the message that lumps are not the only sign of breast cancer.