Camagüey experience enriches Cuba’s comprehensive cancer control program

Camagüey, Cuba, Jun 18.- Investigation of the results of experiences in a multidisciplinary consultation integrated by general surgeon, neonatologists, radiologists, psychologists and oncologists, defended by the Doctor in Medical Sciences Miguel Emilio García Rodríguez, conquered Grand Award in the 44th edition of the Annual Health Award, Camagüey 2019.

Under the title Program of Care for Lung Cancer, the research of the Manuel Ascunce Doménech University Hospital allows earlier diagnosis, a comprehensive evaluation of the patient and timely treatment based on consensus decisions.

The application, in addition, undoubtedly enriches the Comprehensive Cancer Control Program in Cuba in force since 2010 and allows greater organization in the analysis and treatment of lung tumors that represents the first cause of mortality in the region.

It is highlighted in the opinion of the Annual Health Award, Camagüey 2019, that the work of Miguel Emilio García Rodríguez and a team of collaborators, demonstrates the use of multi-disciplinary consultation as the most applied method to major health problems.

The work demonstrates the contributions that are offered from the prevention and the early diagnosis in the treatment according to scientific evidence until the update with the contribution of the clinical trials; with all this, it achieves an adequate use of resources and the social result with the reduction of mortality due to this cause, survival and quality of life. (By Lázaro David Najarro Pujol / Radio Camagüey)(translated by Linet Acuña Quilez)


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