Along with Vive la Vida Rosa, Tócate screening day, 115 voluntary blood donors participated.
115 patients were treated with clinical breast cancer screening at Hemocentro, located behind Ven911 in San Félix.
For the pink month, the Trauma and Life Support Hospital held two days between October 24 and 26 to promote the message of early diagnosis of breast cancer in Guyanese.
Within the tests, a man and a woman showed a high probability of the disease, as commented by the coordinator of the Hemocenter, Marysol López.
He pointed out that this medical day was accompanied by three specialists: Eneida Borrero, oncologist-mastologist; Mariger González, obstetrician-gynecologist and Pedro Marín, obstetrician-gynecologist.
Along with the screening day “Live the Pink Life, Touch Yourself,” 115 blood donor volunteers participated.
López emphasized that donating blood is an important task, because patients with breast cancer need blood components such as blood and platelets that are necessary to maintain levels during chemotherapy or radiotherapy and cannot – decompensate.
In the two days of awareness, they emphasized that a timely medical examination is the key, according to Dr. González.
Dr. even offered. Borrero and a second educational speech referring to breast cancer in men, because they do not escape suffering from this disease.
On his part, Dr. Marín administered 45 chest echoes at the screening.