HRCPP announces the start of breast surgeries during the October Rose campaign opening
The Hospital Regional do Câncer de Presidente Prudente (HRCPP) announced the start of HRCPP breast and prostate surgeries on the 14th. , held on October 1, with the participation of HRCPP institutions, authorities, patients and caregivers.
“This is a very significant date, as it is the beginning of a dream that many people have thought, analyzed and we are realizing. It is a conquest of all prudentinos, of all the people of the region ”, said the president.
HRCPP currently provides services in the chemotherapy, radiotherapy, outpatient, urology preventive and minor surgery sectors. With the beginning of medium complexity procedures, the hospital will be open 24 hours, with hospitalizations.
In addition, the hospital unit foresees the operation of the Diagnostic Imaging Center by the end of this year, including mammography, tomography, magnetic resonance and x-ray exams.
According to the National Cancer Institute (Inca), breast cancer is one of the most common in women, and occurs through disordered multiplication of breast cells. This process generates abnormal cells that multiply, forming a tumor.
According to HRCPP mastologist Rafael Sá, it is estimated that by 2019 around 59,000 new cases of breast cancer will be registered in Brazil.
“All women over 40 years need to have the preventive test, mammography, because located an early breast cancer, the chances of cure reach 95%,” he explains.
In Presidente Prudente, the campaign will be partnered by HRCPP and the “Amigas do Peito” group in carrying out awareness actions. Follow: