The results of the All-Russian project “Oncopatrul” were summed up in Stavropol
Last Friday, a solemn event was held at the Chemists’ Recreation Center in Nevinnomyssk, where the results of the All-Russian information and Educational project “Oncopatrul” were summed up. It was attended by the Governor of the Stavropol Territory Vladimir Vladimirov, the head of the city of Nevinnomyssk Mikhail Minenkov, the chief oncologist of the Ministry of Health of Russia Andrey Kaprin, representatives of the Ministry of Health of the Stavropol Territory, the chief freelance specialist oncologist of the Region Konstantin Khurtsev, a delegation of doctors of the NMIC of Radiology of the Ministry of Health of Russia, students of colleges and medical universities, as well as residents of the city of Nevinnomyssk.
Recall that the project participants in the region were employees of three city-forming enterprises at once – JSC “Nevinnomyssky Azot”, Nevinnomysskaya GRES and JSC “Arnest”. In total, 300 people were tested for cancer, 31 of them had suspicions of a malignant process, and in 9 cases the diagnosis was confirmed. Most often, residents of the region suffer from malignant neoplasms of the lungs, bronchi and trachea, which are leading among men, both in morbidity and mortality. In Stavropol women, the most common disease is breast cancer. In 2021 alone, it claimed the lives of 420 people.
-Oncological diseases are a serious challenge of our time. Stavropol medicine, like the entire Russian healthcare system, responds to it. Meets new medical technologies, the introduction of new methods of treatment, prevention and diagnosis of the disease at the earliest stages. We will do everything to ensure that advanced knowledge, valuable experience, and the latest developments in the field of cancer treatment are available to Stavropol doctors and patients,” said Stavropol Governor Vladimir Vladimirov.
Recall that in total there are 5 outpatient cancer care centers in Stavropol: in the regional capital, Nevinnomyssk, Budennovsk, Kislovodsk and Essentuki. Today, a new building of the regional oncological dispensary is being built and plans are in place to create a nuclear medicine center.
Within the framework of the Oncopatrulya program, special events were also held from leading specialists of the NMIC Radiology of the Ministry of Health of Russia for medical workers: lectures for primary care doctors – endocrinologists, gastroenterologists, therapists, endoscopists, ultrasound specialists – on early detection of pancreatic cancer and colorectal cancer with a practical master class. Stavropol nurses took part in a seminar on the care of stomatological patients, which brought together more than 100 specialists on one site. For the first time, within the framework of the Project, an intersectoral scientific and practical conference was held on the formation of cancer awareness and early detection of tumors of the female reproductive system for obstetricians, gynecologists, therapists, urologists, dermatologists, ultrasound specialists of the Stavropol Territory. In total, more than 400 specialists of the region took part in the events of Oncopatrul.
Also last week, preceding the “Oncopatrul”, a Forum of oncologists of the NCFD was held in Stavropol, within the framework of which leading specialists of federal and regional specialized institutions held sessions and master classes for colleagues in key areas of oncology.
The chief oncologist of the Ministry of Health of Russia, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Andrey Kaprin noted the work of the oncological service of the region: “Based on what I have seen, heard, and personally examined, I can speak about the high level of development of the oncological service of the Stavropol Territory. Professional personnel work in hospitals, systematic selection of young and promising specialists is carried out, the regional oncological center is equipped with modern equipment,” the academician noted.
The Ulyanovsk Region took the baton of the “Oncopatrul” in Stavropol, where the All-Russian project will be held in March 2023.
Press Service of the NMIC of Radiology of the Ministry of Health of Russia