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National Non-Smoking Day

Today is the National Non-Smoker Day, an event created with the aim of congratulating all Portuguese people who do not smoke and who thus contribute to their health. It is common knowledge that tobacco has numerous harms and a negative…

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GECP releases video with testimonies of hope on World Lung Cancer Day

Every year, in Portugal, more than 5 thousand people are diagnosed with lung cancer. As important as the early diagnosis and the adequate treatment for each patient and the specificity of the tumor, is the fight against the stigma experienced…

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The 1st of August is World Lung Cancer Day

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Portugal The most effective preventive measure is to eliminate tobacco consumption Data from the World Health Organization (WHO) estimate about 5,415,000 new cases of lung cancer in 2020, representing the…

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Campaign “The only safe way to smoke … is not to smoke!” launched on World No Tobacco Day

Tobacco is the main risk factor for lung cancer. Between 85% to 90% of new cases are detected in smokers. Only with a reduction in the population’s smoking habits can a reduction in lung cancer cases be achieved. On the…

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World No Tobacco Day, marked May 31, 2021

As part of the World Health Organization (WHO) campaign – Commit to quit – GECP joined several scientific societies and health entities, launching the challenge for all smokers to commit to quitting. ? Around here, we are all committed to…

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The role of General and Family Medicine in the fight against lung cancer

World May Day of Family Physicians is celebrated on 19 May and the GECP wanted to mark that day by publicizing the role of General and Family Medicine (FGM) in the fight against lung cancer. As lung cancer is the…

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Nurse Emília Rito | Campaign #EnfermeiroComOrgulho

4/4 ? In the First Person with Emília Rito, Oncologist Nurse at the Champalimaud Foundation. On this day of Oncology Nursing, we share the last testimony of this campaign, which highlights the importance of regular scientific updating and training by…

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Nurse Diana Coimbra | Campaign #EnfermeiroComOrgulho

3/4 ? In the First Person with Diana Coimbra, Nurse at the Pulmonology Oncology Day Hospital, at the Pulido Valente Hospital of CHULN. Another emotional testimony inserted in our tribute campaign to nurses dedicated to the monitoring of cancer patients….

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Nurse Almeida Almeida | Campaign #EnfermeiroComOrgulho

2/4 ? In the First Person with Catarina Almeida, Nurse in Pulmonology at IPOLisboa. Watch this remarkable testimony and that intends to be interventional in the search for the due recognition of Oncological Nursing ? The #EnfermeiroComOrgulho Campaign is an…

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Nurse Paula Silva | Campaign #EnfermeiroComOrgulho

1/4 ? In the First Person with Paula Silva, Nurse at the Oncology Pulmonology Day Hospital of the Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia / Espinho. Watch this inspiring testimony that celebrates the role of Nursing in addressing patients…

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