New Lion has universal cancer coverage mama.
First cause of death in women between 25 and 55 years old, the condition is curable if detected in time.
Therefore, just as it is already done in children and adolescents, the State government will offer comprehensive care from detection to treatment.
Through an initial item of 173 million pesos, all those who do not have social security will be reached.
Governor Samuel García Sepúlveda signed an agreement with five hospital institutions, including the University Hospital and Hospital San José TEC Health.
Unique in the country, the state program seeks to reduce the mortality rate due to this disease.
“Yes, there is money and it is going to be invested where it deserves to be invested, which is in the Health of the people of New Leon…today this Government breaks that fallacy and is going to invest where it deserves, in the Healthin education, and in infrastructure…”.
“In this New Lion there are no first-class or second-class citizens, and I firmly believe that this, which is one of the causes of the greatest mortality, the issue of money cannot be the differentiator between receiving treatment or not, that is why we say that in New Lion We’re going to give it our all,” he said.
During 2021 alone, 447 women died from this cause.
For this reason, mammograms will be included, diagnosis in cases of suspected breast cancer, mamacomprehensive care, follow-up, surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and rehabilitation.
The UNEME for Diagnosis and Treatment of Women’s Cancer, the Regional Maternal and Child Hospital, and the Metropolitan Hospital will also offer care, while the ALMA Foundation will provide external prostheses and subsequently reconstructive surgeries.
There are 26 deaths recorded for every 100,000 women over 25 years of age.
Figure that until three years ago, under the same parameter, was located well above.
“We need to get our act together, we need to continue making the population aware of preventive measures and timely diagnosis.”
“I have given instructions to all the personnel of the Secretariat of Health for us to make things easier for all patients, we must treat them as they deserve with quality and warmth”.
However, being still above the national average, which is 18, forces us to join efforts to, far from lowering our guard, redouble our efforts to reduce the statistics as much as possible.
Committed to the cause, the current state administration makes its detection infrastructure available, with a capacity of 70,000 studies per year.
This increases the detection of this condition by up to 43.4 percent.
In the country there is an average of 25 thousand cases per year, of which 450 are detected in New Lion
Breast cancer is one of the conditions that increases with obesity; in addition to the fact that, contrary to cervical cancer, it is directly linked to the economic development of the population.
This scenario places New Lion among the entities with the highest incidence at the national level, with the confirmation of at least 300 cases per year.
“The states that have more development have more problems, as well as the most industrialized countries, this is contrary to cervical-uterine cancer.”
Well, as women join the labor market and have fewer children, the risk increases.
Having a personal or family history of breast cancer mamanot having a history of pregnancies or that the first one was after the age of 30, cases of smoking or alcoholism, are other risk factors.
To which is added the fact that the first menstruation will occur before the age of 12 or that the menopause will be registered after the age of 52.
Studies indicate that cancer of mama begins with the appearance of a “ball” or hard lump in the breast, which usually does not hurt; this being one of the reasons why women do not realize it.
However, as it grows slowly, it can be detected by self-examination.
The same that must be done month after month, seven days after the start of the menstrual period or a previously designated day in case of menopause.
Other symptoms include redness and/or increased temperature of the skin of the mamapresence of ulceration in the nipple, bleeding through the nipple and orange peel skin.
Sense in which it is recommended to go to the doctor or to the Health for a breast exam, at least once a year.
While, in women over 40 years of age, the call is to have a mammogram regularly.
Where to go?
To schedule an appointment you can call, from Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., by calling 1354-1003, 1354-1005 or 01 800 83 71 997.
The monographs are carried out in the Materno Infantil, Metropolitano, General de Linares, General de Montemorelos, General de Sabinas Hidalgo, General de Cerralvo, General de Galeana, and General de Dr. Arroyo hospitals.
Just as in the centers of Health La Fama, in Santa Catarina; Insurgentes, in Guadalupe; Land and Freedom, in Monterrey; Metroplex, in Apodaca; Cadereyta, Plutarco Elías Calles, and at the Clínica Supera de García.
For more information call 8130 0005.