BREAST CANCER: DF registers 5,000 mammograms from January to April in 2022

Dreaded by many women, breast cancer can be prevented and treated with great chances of success if detected early and treated. SUS offers comprehensive care, including preventive actions, clinical breast examination, screening mammography and diagnostic investigation examinations, as well as treatment and rehabilitation. O Ministry of Health recommends that women aged 50 to 69 have … Read more

CERVICAL CANCER: in Pernambuco, 377,100 women had a Pap test in 2022

In the first four months of 2022, 377,100 women in the state of Pernambuco, between the ages of 25 and 64, underwent Pap smear collection at Unified Health System (SUS) units. These exams are used for the early detection of cervical cancer, a silent and treatable disease, if diagnosed early. Ensuring that more women undergo … Read more

Fiocruz launches a platform that | podcast

The analysis and production of public health policies should also be improved The Oswaldo Cruz da Bahia Foundation (Fiocruz/BA), through the Data Integration and Knowledge Center for Health (Cidacs), inaugurated in early June the first data center focused on administrative and health data in Brazil. “The datacenter increases our capacity to absorb new research projects … Read more

BREAST CANCER: Pernambuco records 48,200 mammograms in 2022 alone

A nightmare for many women, breast cancer can be detected early through self-examination and periodic clinical examinations. In the state of Pernambuco, 48,200 mammograms have already been carried out in the units of the Unified Health System (SUS) in 2022. Of these examinations, 7,900 were high risk and women will have to undergo additional examinations. … Read more