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Need that bump checked out? a physician in Mexico can help

Posted by Dr. Santiago Hernandez, October 21, 2015

ID-100202727Whether it is out of uneasiness, ignorance or expense, many people skip out on going to the doctor. Although it is customary for a person to get a medical checkup at least once a year, many self-diagnose and give themselves an all clear. Most use the internet to read up on their symptoms, so many do not go to a doctor at all. However, before it is too late, it is better to stop being lazy and go to a professional who is certified in health care.

Many people with medical problems have stated that most of the time, they ignore the signs as just nausea, or a headache or a simple bump. For people with cancer, this ignorance can be life threatening. Cancer is the leading cause of death worldwide and can sneak up on anyone. According to statistics, nearly 14.1 million people were diagnosed with cancer in 2012. Because only those who have proper medical insurance can afford appropriate cancer treatment, many are left with the decision of either spending all of their saved money on treatment and none for after, or to seek help elsewhere.

Mexico has been leading the medical industry in oncology treatment and research, and has played host to many doctors who wish to be part of one of the best medical institutions in the world. The United States spends almost $125 Billion on cancer care, but with the raising economic costs, cancer survival rates are being threatened. Medical travel to Mexico is affordable, and with the proper equipment, people are booking their appointments in Mexico to get their treatments at an affordable rate.

Cancer treatments in Mexico

It is crucial to a person’s health that they visit a doctor for their medical appointment simply; the pain they might see as a headache could mean something else to a health professional. According to a report, 49 million people skip the recommended doctor’s appointment because they couldn’t afford it. With Mexican hospitals, there has been an upsurge of people coming to the country, not only to let loose and relax, but also to have their medical checkup by competent doctors. Medical treatment for cancer is affordable and with the proper care and therapy, can give a person a new life.

Many patients have stated that they were lucky to catch their cancer just in time. It does not do to shy away or be afraid of the doctor if you are facing a medical problem. With the calming atmosphere in Mexico, it is better to be somewhere where you will be able to relax in a stress-free environment rather than face everyday life in the same surroundings. A big disease like cancer affects a person’s life. Most find going back to routine difficult after something potentially fatal has been removed from their body. With an affordable healthcare plan, many are turning to physician in Mexico for their diagnosis, and with the volatile economy, opting for trusted medical treatments in Mexican institutes is the right choice.

Sources:

http://www.menshealth.com/health/5-reasons-you-dont-see-doctor-should

http://money.cnn.com/2013/04/26/news/economy/health-care-cost/

http://www.ajmc.com/publications/evidence-based-oncology/2012/2012-2-vol18-n1/The-Economics-of-Cancer-Care-in-the-United-States-How-Much-Do-We-Spend-and-How-Can-We-Spend-It-Better/

http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-info/cancerstats/world/cancer-worldwide-the-global-picture

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Comments

  • Anastasia says:

    July 27, 2016

    Are there any insurance plans that will accept a patient with a diagnosis of cancer?
    Thank you for your time.

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