information provided by the Ministry of Health, breast cancer
presents as the main cause of death of Chileans last year.
In addition, the entity shows that cancer is the second factor
deaths at the national level, after cardiovascular disease.
Above put forward
the need to apply greater breast cancer coverage, which every day
caused four new deaths among women in Chile, due to detection
late from illness. Apart from the above, general statistics show
that every three hours new cases are diagnosed in this country, this type is being
cancer is responsible for one in every four diagnoses.
On the other hand, seven of each
Ten new breast cancers diagnosed in women older than 50 years present
age factor as one of the main factors. Besides the above,
they found consumption of tobacco, alcohol, diets low in fruit consumption and
vegetables, raised in salt, among others.
note that breast cancer was included in July 2005 inside
Explicit Health Guarantees (GES), which guarantees access to the entire population,
opportunities, financial coverage and quality of integral attention; without
However, to date it does not provide full coverage of diseases.
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