Organized, active screening of Lung, Mouth, Head and Neck Cancers
Offering to people from Piracicaba (and its region) the equipment of Bronchoscopy and Video Naso-Pharyngo-Laryngoscope for the early detection of Lung, Mouth, Head and Neck tumors, free of charge.
- There is a waiting line, in Piracicaba City health department, with 7,600 people, or a 2-year waiting time, for endoscopic and bronchopulmonary procedures.
- The Ilumina Foundation was contemplated, in the Hospital Ilumina project, with a wing especially built for housing the Endoscopy Center, for the early diagnosis of cancers in the gastrointestinal and pulmonary tracts in their early stages.
- For this to come true, just the pieces of equipment are necessary for giving the exams a kick-off.
The total amount is U$ 85000 and we will have several fellows and volunteers as well as the hospital has all the necessary sustainability.