Urologist Leonardo Borges, from the Israelta Albert Einstein Hospital, spoke on this subject
According to the site VivaBem – UOLa pandemic Reducing the number of prostate cancer diagnoses Brazil🇧🇷 Until September of this year, there was a decline 54% In detecting new cases compared to the same period in 2019 (31,850 vs. 17,212). data from datasos It was analyzed by a urologist Leonardo BorgesFrom Albert Einstein🇧🇷
The stats are alarming, with 65,000 new cases of prostate cancer expected each year, according to estimates. National Cancer Institute (Inca). As with other types of diseases, early diagnosis is essential to increase the chance of recovery that can come 90%🇧🇷 “This influence was, by all indications, a worldwide phenomenon.”🇧🇷
Since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been speculation about the impact the health system will suffer as a result of the demand for care from Covid-19 cases. In addition, the preventive measures put in place have naturally weakened individuals’ access to public and private health services, which affected the treatment of other diseases in this period.accomplishment Borges🇧🇷
Since there are no symptoms Brazilian Association of Urology Recommend annual screening for all men over 50: “As non-aggressive and slow-growing this cancer is, the unequal access to healthcare in the country means that about 20% of cases are diagnosed at advanced stages.”is over.
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