Factors That Can Increase Cancer Risk in Indonesia
In Indonesia, the burden of cancer is expected to increase. This condition can not be separated from various factors. Anything? “” Cancer is complex and difficult to cure. Cancer is different from the tumor. Tumors do not remove toxins while cancer secretes toxins like germs. That’s why cancer makes the weight of a person down, his metabolism down, fever, limp, muscle shrinking because the protein in the muscle mobilized cancer cells into the blood and discarded. Then the fat removed from the fat layer, “” said Prof. Dr. dr Arry Herryanto Reksodiputro SpPD, KHOM. Then, 90 percent of cancer patients have lymphocytes that are not functioning and thus susceptible to infection. Then, vulnerable also occur blockage in the blood vessels. This was conveyed by Prof. Arry on the sidelines of the 5th Role of Internal Medicine Conference in Cancer Management (ROICAM 5) at Dharmais Cancer Hospital, Jakarta, Thursday (6/4/2017).
Another factor that increases the burden of cancer in Indonesia is the case that continues to increase. Based on Globocan data, there are estimated 366,875 new cases of cancer in 2020 with 239,030 deaths. By 2030, there are an estimated 489,802 new cases of cancer with 334,749 deaths. The death rate due to cancer, said Prof. Arry related to the discovery of cancer that has been in an advanced stage. So, what are the factors that cause most cases of cancer in Indonesia is found when the stage is advanced? Read also: Get Skin Cancer, This Message Actor Hugh Jackman “” Low public awareness, this is related to knowledge. Then the proliferation of alternative medicine which he said cheaper but there is no scientific evidence. Other causes of myths surrounding cancer are still circulating widely then the lack of faskes and adequate health personnel, especially in remote areas. For example what kind of socialization of cancer, the symptoms how, in health centers, “” added Prof. Arry. Financial burden mentioned Prof. Arry also contributed. Quoting Oncology Analytic in 2011, the cost of cancer drugs varied from about Rp 2 million to Rp 146 million. From the government side, there is also an increase of cancer cases handled and financed by BPJS Kesehatan which is Rp 1.7 trillion in 2014 and Rp 2.5 trillion in 2015
This requires a holistic new approach to maximize health care for cancer patients in Indonesia. Holistic service outlines the physical, psychological, and socio-cultural aspects of the patient. We, Perhompedin (Association of Hematology, Indonesian Medical Oncology of Internal Medicine) have also submitted a draft of national guidelines for medical medical services for 14 cancer cancer to Kemenkes to be socialized, “” said Prof. Arry.Read: Starting from Back Pain, this mother was caught by Lung Cancer
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