Community of the CROC colony raises awareness of World Cancer Day
In addition, all women were invited to have a mammogram and a Pap test.
As part of the agreement between the Municipality of Monterrey and the Directorate of the Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital & #8220; Dr. José Eleuterio González & #8221; through the Community Assistance Branch, brigades were held on February 4 as part of the World Cancer Day.
Residents and interns of the Medical and Surgeon career of the Faculty of Medicine, visited the health center of the CROC colony giving talks and advice on how to prevent cancer.
During the development of the visit, interns had the opportunity to grant support by consulting patients in specific areas in family, internal medicine and oncology.
These talks addressed issues such as the prevention of breast cancer, human papilloma cancer, testicular cancer and prostate cancer, inviting the community and its surroundings to contribute to health care, going to the doctor and acquiring the necessary vaccines
The event concluded with the visit of the Secretary of Social Development, Rafel Eduardo Ramos de la Garza, Dr. Med. Mario Alberto Garza Elizondo, Undersecretary of Community Assistance of the University Hospital and the Director of Health of Monterrey, Ricardo de la Rocha, who They took the opportunity to insist once more on health care and cancer prevention.