Some 210 patients have been benefited in the province of Holguín with the application of HeberFERON, a Cuban drug to combat basal cell carcinoma (CBC).
Since the beginning of this procedure in 2016 as a medical practice in the territory, the results are very favorable, explained Dr. Yanelis Pereda Mayedo, in charge of this project at the Holguín Oncology Center.
The specialist noted that between 2012 and 2016 the province included 40 patients from 30 to 80 years of age in the clinical trial with a clinical diagnosis of CBC of any location, in which it was possible to demonstrate the effectiveness of the drug in the treatment of non-melanoma skin tumors of any subtype, size, and location, with very good cosmetic and therapeutic effect.
"So far it can be assessed that there is an adequate quality of healing, as it is determined by the color, texture, volume and sensitivity of the lesions; in the vast majority of patients, the skin is flat or with slight hypotrophy, normochromic and in 10 percent mild hypochromia."
The oncologist explained that this unique product of its kind in the world is applied to patients from all municipalities referred to the Oncology Center. "The injectable drug is applied three times a week for three consecutive weeks, with subsequent follow-up every four until the year and if necessary there is a second cycle.
She highlighted that the HeberFERON is a product of the Center for Genetic... Go on reading
Applied in Holguín Drought Monitoring System A procedure for the operation of the early warning system of the drought is already implemented in the province of Holguín, as part of a project that pays tribute to the World Food Program in Cuba and contributes to mitigate the effects of climate change. Graciela Pérez, specialist of the Meteorological Center of the eastern city, said that the program includes the territories of Cacocum, Báguano, Urbano Noris, Frank País and Calixto García, which are vulnerable to this phenomenon.
University 2018 International Congress Concludes The permanent and inclusive formation of knowledge throughout life and ecology will be some of the subjects to debate in the last day of the International Congress of Superior Education University 2018. Other points on the agenda will be the teaching alternatives in the training of professionals and the philosophy of Education of the leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, among other aspects.
New Medical Prescription in Holguín A new model of medical prescriptions will come into force as of February 15 in the province of Holguín, as part of the gradual introduction of this other legal document in the country, which began on the first day of this month in Havana. The change is part of the measures put into practice by the Ministry of Public Health to "strengthen the National Drug Program, the proper functioning of the Pharmaceutical Services and against the crimes and illegalities produced with the improper use of drugs, ... Go on reading
Cuba and Russia Analyze Creating a Geoinformatics Observatory Russia and Cuba will analyze the possibility of creating an observatory of geoinformatics, information science applied to problems of geography and cartography among others, confirmed press reports. According to Radio Taíno, the agreement took place after a seminar on the subject was held at the University of Guantánamo, the easternmost province of the country.
The jury, made up of professionals from the media of the territory, in assessing the quality and social impact of the proposals, decided to include also the concert A lo Cubano, by the soloist Lucrecia Marín, together with ... Go on reading
Offers for the Day of Love Distinguish Tourism Fair in Gibara Distinctive and varied offers for the day of love and friendship were marketed today by travel agencies and tourist facilities in the province of Holguin, from the coastal town of Gibara. Raffles and games of participation joined the charisma of the animators of different hotels in Holguin and Las Tunas, who combined the fun of children and adults with the promotion of products and services that characterize the ... Go on reading