On Saturday, February 3, at the National Institute of Oncology, anyone interested will be able to undergo free preventive tests. These include: examination of moles and consultation with an oncologist.
“No prior registration is required – just show up on site and take your ID card with you,” the Institute said.
The tests will be performed from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the building of the Cancer Prevention Center at ul. WK Roentgena 5 in Warsaw.
Birthmark examination, carbon monoxide measurement
During the Open Day, you will be able to have moles examined free of charge using a dermatoscope, measure carbon monoxide in the exhaled air and have a consultation with an oncologist.
Additionally, it will be possible to perform cytological tests (for insured women aged 25 to 64 who have not undergone preventive cytology in the last 3 years) and mammographic tests (for insured women aged 45 to 74 who have not undergone preventive cytology in the last 3 years). they did not undergo preventive mammography for 2 years).
It is also planned to promote the principles of the European Code Against Cancer and teach breast self-examination.
“In addition, at the stand of the Provincial Branch of the National Health Fund, you will be able to obtain an EHIC card, receive access data to the IKP account and the hospital network. Ladies from the Amazon Center Association will also provide advice on how to properly care for your breasts,” NIO-PIB said.
The Institute expressed hope that the Open Day program would allow interested people to find support in the form of offered tests and medical advice, and that the event itself would inspire as many people as possible to conduct active oncological prevention and use available programs.
Information about the Open Day can be obtained by calling: 22 546 31 11 and 22 546 31 12.
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