Breast cancer was the most common cancer among Senasa affiliates in 2022

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The director of the National Health Insurance (Senasa), Santiago Hazim says there were 21,173 cases of cancer diagnosed among the insurance holders in 2022. Senasa is the government insurance issued and the one that has the most low-income affiliates.

12,130 women and 9,047 men were diagnosed with cancer. He said Senasa invested RD$4.2 billion in health services for those with cancer.

Dr. Hazim said breast cancer was the most frequent. Next frequent was prostate cancer. He urged people to get preventive checkups – mammography for women and prostate-specific antigen test for men or a digital rectal exam.

Other frequent cancers are colon cancer, cervical cancer and skin cancer.

The physician said early detection increases the patient’s survival.

Hazim pointed out that Senasa’s network of service providers has 168 independent doctors, specialists in oncology...

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Kipling333

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The tragedy is that this posting is the most important of the day and yet receives no attention. The important message is at the end...if you have check ups on a regular basis , this action may save your life. For men prostate , colon and bladder cancers are easy to detect and if you get in quickly , are quite easily treatable. For women, breast and cervical and ovarian cancers are far more easily treated at an early stage.. Lumps and blood from private areas are warning signs .
 

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My first thought when I read the article was to wonder how many cases of breast cancer in women might have been avoided if the women with children breast fed their babies instead of using formula.

 

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