40 percent of women between 35 and 55 years old have uterine fibroids, “which means that in Europe there are 24 million affected women, many of whom do not consult with their doctor until after five years,” they say from the HC Marbella gynecology unit.
Breast cancer represents the first cause of cancer death among women in our environment and unfortunately, its incidence is slowly increasing. Undoubtedly, early diagnosis is one of the best weapons to fight this serious disease, but its prevention is also paramount.
*“My Heart, Your Heart” – this year’s motto of the international campaign initiated by the WHO.
*Today, September 29th, we celebrate the World Heart Day 2018. This year’s goal of this global campaign has been to arise awareness towards cardio-vascular disease, still the number one killer world-wide.
We have already spoken about this in our previous publication about prostatitis. The prostate is still largely unfamiliar to the majority of men, something alarming considering that prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in men.
* The recent Alzheimer’s World Congress held in July in Chicago, shows that there are already studies to improve the diagnostic accuracy of the disease and it is expected that in the next three years we will have some kind of treatment that would modify its course.
* The preliminary results presented at the Congress were really encouraging and generate a light of hope.
Renal cell cancer (kidney cancer or renal adenocarcinoma) is a disease in which cancer cells are found in the lining of the tubules of the kidney. Fortunately it is becoming easier to detect because with a routine ultrasound the presence of the disease can be noticed. The annual incidence today is between 3 and 5 percent of solid tumors, and worldwide there are about 300,000 new diagnoses every year.
Bachelor of Medicine from the San Juan Bautista Chorrillos University of Lima (Peru) and MIR, the Spanish medical internal resident training in clinical rheumatology at Hospital Clínico San Carlos in Madrid; Dr. Cynthia León is already part of #teamHC.
Multiple myeloma (MM) is a tumor that is characterized by the proliferation of abnormal plasma cells inside the bone marrow, which is the factory of blood cells and found inside the bones of the spine vertebral, the skull, the pelvis, the rib cage and the areas around the shoulders and hips. We all have plasma cells, a type of white blood cells in a proportion no greater than 5%, which are responsible for producing immunoglobulins, proteins capable of attacking germs before an infection. Under normal conditions, mature plasma cells manufacture a single type of immunoglobulin throughout their existence and do not reproduce.
Hematology is the medical specialty that studies blood (blood cells and other components), its disorders or mutations and the organs that are part of its production, such as the bone marrow, the spleen, or the nodes, among others.