Breast Cancer As A Public Health Problem In The Department Of Sucre – Colombia

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Zury Paola Sierra , Javier E. Sierra and María F. Sierra


Colombia is a country with problems in its health system, which has not allowed it to improve prevalence indicators for different pathologies. The department of Sucre, located in the northern part of Colombia, has for years presented deficiencies in terms of research and care of cancer patients. In this work we conducted an analysis of breast cancer, from the point of view of lifestyle determinants, biological factors, environment and health services. This work will allow us to continue advancing in improving proposals to confront the problem.

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