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To mark the National Day to Combat Cancer , November 27, the National Cancer Institute (INCA) has released new numbers of the disease in the country. Named Cancer Surveillance Information , the study had information from 22 Population Base Cancer Registries (RCBP) and another 11 RCBPs covering the period between 1987 and 2009. The data show a drop in incidence and mortality rates of some types of cancer, such as cervical cancer.

The greatest reduction in the number of new cases and deaths occurred in Curitiba, with -9.4% and -7.9%, respectively. Another city that stands out is Goiânia, which presented significant falls of -4.9% in the emergence of new cases and -3.2% in the number of deaths. São Paulo also showed that the control actions are being effective, registering a decrease of -7.4% in the incidence rate and -3.6 in the mortality rate.

Although the results include the main types of cancer, three types have gained prominence. The first one is cervical cancer. According to Claudio Noronha, general coordinator for Prevention and Surveillance, Claudia Noronha, currently 44% of cases of this type of cancer are diagnosed in their in situ (localized, noninvasive) form and women diagnosed early have practically 100% chance The anti-smoking actions also seem to be having an effect. This is because the incidence of lung cancer among men fell by -7.2% a year in São Paulo; -5.7% pa in Salvador and -3.2% pa in Curitiba. Among the female audience, there was also a drop in some capitals. This is the case of São Paulo, which presented a reduction of -3.5% in the number of cases per year. In John person, however, the incidence increased by 21.4% per year. Mortality increased in all cities analyzed.

The last major highlight was the increase in survival rates in cases of breast cancer, now around 80%. The disease showed a decrease both in incidence and mortality in five of the 11 cities analyzed. The increase in the number of cases was restricted to the cities of Porto Alegre (+ 3.6%), João Pessoa (+ 3.8%), Aracaju and Goiânia (both with + 3.0%). In relation to the fall in mortality, the cities of Jaú (-10.0%), São Paulo (-1.6%) and Salvador (-3.9%) stood out.


The researchers from the University at Buffalo in the United States also found that a balanced diet helps the smoker stay longer away from cigarettes.

The researchers from the University at Buffalo in the United States also found that a balanced diet helps the smoker stay longer away from cigarettes.

One of the explanations for this relationship may be the fact that fruits and vegetables worsen the taste of cigarettes. For scholars, these findings are doubly beneficial as they help to quit smoking while encouraging the adoption of a healthy diet. Five ruthless tips to quit smoking Nicotine does not just create chemical dependence in the smoker, but also psychological dependence as it becomes an outlet for anxiety.

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9 Common Doubts About Deep Vein Thrombosis

9 Common Doubts About Deep Vein Thrombosis

Thrombus, a term that gives rise to deep venous thrombosis (DVT), is the name of the blood clot that forms inside the veins of lower limbs, such as the legs, blocking blood circulation . In more severe cases, the clot may migrate to the pulmonary arteries, causing a picture of pulmonary embolism. Despite the complicated name, thrombosis, as it is popularly called, is more common than imagined, especially from the age of 50 and in patients with reduced mobility who have undergone some surgery, for example.

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