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An increase in the incidence of women diagnosed with cervical cancer

An increase in the incidence of women diagnosed with cervical cancer

Created on Thursday, June 16, 2022 2:48:50 PM

In 2021, 13 cases were detected and so far this year there are already 14

The Regional Hospital Eleazar Guzman Barron new chimpot reported that cases cervical cancer It increased alarmingly in the first half of 2022.

Cancer Prevention and Control Budget Program coordinator Jennifer Bravo Solorzano revealed that 14 cases have been reported so far this year, a number that exceeds the 13 cases treated over the course of 2021.

He pointed out that the patients diagnosed with this disease ranged from 30 to 50 years old, so he recommended a medical examination as soon as the woman begins her sexual life to prevent cervical cancer.

Cancer caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) infection can be treated with procedures before it becomes cancerous. Bravo explained that from the time a person develops cancer, there is a 10-year window that can be cut through.”

The regional hospital has determined that cervical cancer can be prevented with HPV vaccination. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) recommends it for girls from 9 to 14 years old. (LU – RSD News).

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