Information available from the Ministry of Health is breast cancer
presents as the main cause of the Chilean death in the last year.
In addition, the entity indicates that cancer is a second factor
death at national level, after cardiovascular diseases.
The above gives a leading one
The need to give more attention to breast cancer, which is everyday
causes four new deaths among women in Chile, due to the detection
late in the disease. In addition to the above, general statistics are noted
a new case is diagnosed in the country every three hours, which is this type
One of every four diagnoses is a cancer that is responsible for cancer.
On the other hand, seven are each
Ten new breast cancer is diagnosed in women older than 50 years, presenting
the age factor as one of the main ones. In addition to the above,
they find the use of tobacco, alcohol, diet is low in the use of fruit a
vegetables, have been built in salt, among others.
Note that breast cancer has been incorporated into July 2005 into
Explanatory Health Guarantees (GES), which guarantee access to the entire population,
opportunity, attention and basic attention quality; without
However, to date it does not pay full attention to the disease.
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