HRCPP serves 196 men in prostate cancer clinic
In January, another edition of the joint effort for the health of man at the Hospital Regional do Câncer de Presidente Prudente (HRCPP) was held. According to the manager of cancer services at the HRCPP, Meire Mitidiero, the men served are from the municipalities of Emilianópolis, Caiuá, Junqueirópolis, Santa Mercedes and Presidente Venceslau, all belonging to the Regional Health Department XI (DRS 11).
“Some municipalities undertake joint efforts to collect PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) tests, others will collect on demand. We are controlling the amount of material for the collection of the exams, going to the municipalities and, when necessary, we make the mutirões “, explains Meire.
In addition to the joint efforts, the HRCPP offers weekly service of the Ambulatory of Health of the Man, destined to the prevention of prostate cancer and attending gratuitous men of the municipalities that have agreement with the hospital.