Between Monday, May 16 and Friday, May 20, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., the neighbors will be able to approach to perform periodic gynecology checks. Prevention as the main axis of these operations.
The health mobile of the Ministry of Public Health travels around the province bringing quality of life closer to Tucuman women, offering prevention studies and counseling regarding the importance of carrying out annual check-ups to avoid pathologies such as breast and cervical cancer.
In the operations, mammograms are performed on patients in the risk group, between 40 and 70 years old, and those who have had a history of breast cancer and are not included in the risk age group.
In addition, breast ultrasounds, Pap smears and HPV tests can be performed, the latter two studies for the prevention and timely detection of cervical cancer.
To access benefits, patients must go with their ID. If the mammography is going to be performed, powders, creams or deodorants should not be applied, since these are impregnated in the skin and in the image they can be seen as micro calcifications, which can confuse the professional at the time of diagnosis.