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World Day to Combat Cancer recalls the importance of discussing the disease

Annually, over 12 million diagnosed cases of cancer worldwide, causing over 7 million deaths

 
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Study of the National Cancer Institute (INCA) in Rio de Janeiro, says that cancer is the second leading cause of death in Brazil, behind diseases of coração.No world, it is estimated that each year, approximately 12 million are diagnosed cases of the disease, causing more than 7 million deaths. To warn all nations about the importance of disease prevention policies and institute was established the World Day to Combat Cancer, April 8.

In Brazil, more than 52,680 diagnosed cases of breast cancer last year with an estimated risk of 52 cases per 100 000 women. Regarding prostate cancer, there were more cases among 60,180 Brazilians in 2012. In 2013 are expected to more than 500 000 new cases.

The Ministry of Health wants to increase people's access to public services for diagnosis and treatment of cancer. In the case of women, for example, the service offering mobile mammography contributes to increase the number of people served, the priority age group (50-69 years), who must submit to examination and mammography living preferentially in remote and difficult to access.

Law 12,732 fixed term of up to 60 days for the treatment of malignant cancer by the Unified Health System (SUS). The term valley from the diagnosis. According to the publication, within 60 days will be considered completed when treatment is actually started, either by surgery, radiotherapy or chemotherapy. In more severe cases, the period may be shorter than estabelecido.Pacientes with cancer also have privileged access to obtain remedies to treat illness.

Source: Isaude.net
   Palavras-chave:   World Day to Combat Cancer    Fighting cancer    Cancer    INCA      
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