Institute of Breast Disease FUCAM A.C.
México City, Mexico
- 1500 New breast cancer cases treated per year
- 61 Breast multidisciplinarity team members
Clinical Director: Carlos Alberto Domínguez, MD
FUCAM A.C. is a non-profit civil association aimed at providing breast cancer treatment mainly to the most vulnerable sectors of the country. FUCAM is a functional unit, which has all the necessary medical services for the care of patients with breast cancer. It has a well-structured screening system that allows timely reference and attention to all suspected cases and material resources of the latest generation. It serves approximately 7% of Mexican breast cancer population, with an annual average of 1500 new cases of breast cancer, with only 60 doctors and 60 nurses. All the Personnel of the Medical Area have the corresponding Medical Certification, and some of them have academic degrees such as Master's, Doctorate or Academy Membership, others are International Society Partners such as SSO or ASCO. Through an effective program, the training of base personnel and fellows is continuous. We have two postgraduate academic programs endorsed by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), and a Social Service Program for medicine and nursing. In the field of research, FUCAM has various research projects, some of them under agreements with highly prestigious organizations.