From early diagnosis to effective treatment. New approaches in the fight against cancer are being discussed at this moment in Minsk by leading specialists from Belarus, the countries of near and far abroad.
The Belarusian capital is hosting the 9th congress of oncologists and radiologists of CIS and Eurasia. President Alexander Lukashenko has sent greetings to the forum participants.
The Head of State stressed that Belarusian specialists, as well as their colleagues from abroad, channel the main efforts to the development of new approaches to the fight against one of the most serious threats to human health.
Nina Sharashenidze, hematologist (Georgia):
You have a very developed oncology treatment system; you have a wonderful Transplantation Center, where bone marrow is transplanted in case of hematological diseases and you also do liver transplantation. In general, you can boast all this, because you have great successes in hematology and oncology.
Dmitry Polezhaev, Associate Professor, Department of Oncology of the First St. Petersburg State Medical University named after Academician Pavlov (Russia):
The affordability of [medical] assistance is also at a high level in Belarus, which is vital. You perform the most complex surgeries and your centers are equipped with modern facilities