CANCER CENTER REGIONAL STUDY
ANGELES MEDICAL GROUP
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The following has the
basic objective of providing information to all the people interested in
the well-being. Of the Guatemalan who suffer from health problems
affect a high percentage of adult whose families live in poverty or
extreme poverty 90% of them in the rural area. The health problem we
focus on is breast cancer, gastric cancer, cervix cancer and testicular
has increased its frequency in Guatemala, requires of
multidisciplinary treatment with chemotherapy, surgery and radiotherapy,
discovered in early stages is curable. National cancer institute was
diagnosed 246 new cases of breast cancer.
diagnoses almost always in stages advanced. The treatment is expensive,
and requires important nutritional support. Most of patients they are
economically active people. in national cancer institute diagnoses two
cases of gastric cancer to the day.
Cevical cancer: Cancer
that forms in tissues of the cervix (the organ connecting the uterus
and vagina). It is usually a slow-growing cancer that may not have
symptoms but can be found with regular Pap tests (a procedure in which
cells are scraped from the cervix and looked at under a microscope).
is a highly treatable, often curable, cancer that usually develops in
young and middle-aged men. Testicular cancer is broadly divided into
seminoma and nonseminoma types for treatment planning because seminomas
are more sensitive to radiation therapy. For patients with seminoma (all
stages combined), the cure rate exceeds 90%. For patients with
low-stage disease, the cure rate approaches 100%