| Until September 29, people summoned by the Ministry of Health can take their samples to the Health Center, always by appointment | The Department of Health informs that the regional colon cancer prevention program, aimed at men and women aged 50 to 62 years, returns one more year to Las Torres de Cotillas.
This initiative, which has been carried out in the municipality since 2006, consists of the analysis of occult blood in the feces, a test that detects a very small amount of blood that is not visible to the naked eye.Those who have received an invitation from the Ministry of Health to participate in the program must collect the sample tubes at the municipal pharmacies.
After taking the samples, they can take them to the Health Center until September 29 from 9:30 a.m.
to 1:30 p.m.
(except on the 14th and 15th), requesting a prior appointment.Colon and rectal cancer is one of the most common in men and women aged 50 to 69 years.
"If its treatment and cure are detected in time, they are easier, so early diagnosis is vital," reports Torreño mayor, Joaquín Vela Fernández.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Las Torres de Cotillas