The Honorarium Commission for the Fight against Cancer celebrated its 30th anniversary. This was observed by various authorities, including Public Health Minister George Basso.
In this context, the Commission presented the evolution of Cancer Indexes in the country and introduced strategic documents of operation in the coming years.
About 8,000 people die each year in Uruguay. Figures indicate that between 15,000 and 16,000 cancers were affected.
Figures show that 50% of patients in developed countries do not die from this disease. According to figures released by the Commission, Uruguay is very close to this figure.
From 2010 to 2014, 643 women died from breast cancer and 134 lung cancer.
The President of Alvaro Lao Chango has continued to invest in clinical research, and these studies are far below the population.
"We have allowed Mammootty to come down, the mortality rate does not continue and the cancer death rate will rise.
"All the challenges now bring women, and a group of females who do not faced challenge, now adds challenges," he added.
That is why one of the main challenges of the Commission is to "continue investing and continue investing in knowledge".
He pointed out to those who could not reach these studies: "It is a population that does not take into account the need for this study to control the disease", "we call it"
"It should be done with a cultural factor and the commission should fight to change that culture," he said.
In the 30 years, by the end of the 1980s, he spent 16 million dollars in installing three or four mammography machines in the country.
In men, lung cancer and prostate cancer are more common.