Monday , April 19 2021

It covers the diagnosis and treatment of Seguro Popular vs. uterine cancer

According to the director's statements, Seguro Popular covers the diagnosis, treatment and medical supplies needed to combat this condition.

"With this extension of coverage, there are already 66 highly specialized interventions offered through the Catastrophic Expense Protection Fund, which is the specific portfolio of coverage to treat conditions that traditionally would represent a major household expense, such as cancers, transplants or congenital malformations." .

In this regard, noted that women who need care of this nature, can be attended at the State Cancer Center, an accredited health care unit in Chihuahua for the treatment of cancer.

Endometrial cancer is caused by the growth of cancer cells in the lining of the uterus, whose main symptoms include abnormal uterine bleeding and abdominal pain. It can be treated through surgical interventions and radiotherapy.

Estrada Ferreiro reported that the expansions of Seguro Popular coverage are based on the analysis of the National Commission for Social Protection in Health (CNPSS) and the different state entities of this program, so that the coverage is adapted to the real needs of the affiliated population.

In this regard, he said, the Seguro Popular covers 1,807 conditions through the Universal Catalog of Health Services and 66 highly specialized diseases through the Catastrophic Protection Fund.

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