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Prevencion de cancer de mama en Clinica Canela

Helping to raise awareness

La Romana. In support to all activities around the globe in October to help raise awareness against breast cancer, Clínica Canela executed a campaign in which 535 women participated.

According to the World Health Organization statistics, cancer is the leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for 8.2 millions, from this number 521,000 belongs to breast cancer.

Prevention and early detection is the most effective way to reduce the death rate produced by this disease. For this reason Clínica Canela, joins to the world efforts against cancer, 1,720 medical studies were conducted to women to help early detection.

"Our goal is to increase every year the amount of women involved in our awareness campaigns" commented Andrés Pichardo, projects director of Clínica Canela.