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20/03/2020
online consultation

Online consultation for pandemic control

The online consultation was released by the Ministry of Health, mainly to help control the Coronavirus pandemic. It's telemedicine.
05/03/2020
cystoscopy

Cystoscopy - What is it and what is it for?

Cystoscopy is a urological endoscopic examination, where a device shows the visual aspect of the penile urethra, prostate and finally the bladder.
27/01/2020
now-pro-nobis

Ora-pro-nóbis - what is it and what is it for?

The ora-pro-nobis is an unconventional food plant, abundant in Minas Gerais. Its leaves are rich in amino acids, iron among others.
30/12/2019
rectal touch

Digital rectal examination - Do I really need to do it?

Digital rectal examination should be performed whenever patients present symptoms related to urinary complaints of the lower urinary tract or by increased PSA. In addition, it can be indicated for suspected perineal, inguinal, testicular and rectal diseases.
25/12/2019
red fruits and food

Food and cancer prevention

Food and lifestyle are used to prevent cancer. The diet can prevent, treat or delay the onset of cancer.
06/11/2019
DNA, genes and chromosomes

DNA - genes and chromosomes

DNA consists of nucleotides. They are polymers of a sugar molecule, pentose, a phosphoric acid and a nitrogenous base.
17/09/2019
Oncotype test

Oncotype Test - What is it for?

The Oncotype Dx Test is used to estimate the genomic prostate cancer score. Therefore, it uses several genes that are most expressed in this neoplasm to gauge its biological aggressiveness. The test is done on biopsy.
03/09/2019
hereditary prostate cancer

Hereditary prostate cancer

Hereditary prostate cancer is what passes from parents to their children. Thus, they come from the germline, that is, from the chromosomes of the parents.
20/08/2019
T1 Stadium Bladder Cancer

T1 Stadium Bladder Cancer: The Challenge

T1 stage bladder cancer has a recurrence, progression, and mortality rate in 10 years of 74,3%, 33,3%, and 12,3%, respectively.
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