The innovative product incorporates a sensor that is designed to monitor any changes in cell temperature caused by the blood vessel growth, which is associated with tumours as they develop.
The sensor will also contain special software that uses pattern recognition, chronology and artificial intelligence to look for changes in breast tissue that might indicate a tumour was present, according to Medcitynews.com.
The product, which is set to launch in 2013, is intended for use alongside self-checking and other screening methods. Earlier detection could help save thousands of lives.
Here is a video explaining cancer and the science behind the First Warning System bra: