The All-Russian action “Oncopatrul” will take place in Kursk
From November 19 to 21, 2019, a large-scale screening program for early detection of oncological diseases – the All-Russian action “Oncopatrul” will be held in Kursk. Its participants will be employees of the largest enterprise of the city – JSC “Electroagregat”. The plant has a half–century history, specializes in the production of autonomous power sources used in the defense industry, oil and gas industries, geophysics and geological exploration of the forestry and mining industries, agriculture, healthcare at housing and communal services and other facilities of the national economy. The company employs more than two and a half thousand employees.
Within two days, specialists of the leading cancer center of the country of the Federal State Budgetary Institution “NMIC of Radiology” of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation will conduct diagnostics for the early detection of oncological diseases among employees of the enterprise. The program provides preventive examinations by a gynecologist, mammologist-dermatologist, urologist, thoracic and abdominal surgeon, as well as mammography and ultrasound of the thyroid gland, abdominal cavity and pelvic organs, blood sampling for the PSA test for men, a test for latent blood to detect colorectal cancer.
The action was organized by the Federal State Budgetary Institution “NMIC of Radiology” of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation with the support of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, the Association of Russian Oncologists, the administration of the Kursk Region and the regional Health Committee.
The event will be held in two stages:
• from November 19 to 20, 2019 – inspection of employees of the company of JSC “Electroagregat” at the address: Kursk, 2nd Aggregate str., 5A;
• November 21, 2019 – a solemn information and educational campaign aimed at the formation of cancer awareness and a healthy lifestyle among residents of the Kursk region Kursk Regional State Philharmonic, Kursk, Sonina str., 4.
The final event will be attended by: Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Social Policy – representative of the legislative authority of the Kursk region in the Federation Council – Senator V.V. RYAZANSKY, representative of the executive authority of the Kursk region in the Federation Council – Senator A.N. MIKHAILOV, First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Social Policy I.N. KAGRAMANYAN, Deputy Governor of the Kursk region I.G. KHMELEVSKAYA, Head of the Kursk City Council V.N. KARAMYSHEV, Chief Freelance Oncologist of the Ministry of Health of Russia, President of the Association of Oncologists of Russia (AOR) – Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences A.D. KAPRIN, Head of the Health Committee of the Kursk region, Chief freelance oncologist of the Kursk region – Head of the Oncological service of the region I.L. Kiselev, General Director of JSC “Electroagregat” N.S. Shevchenko, Chairman of the All-Russian Association of Oncological Patients “Hello,” I.V. BOROVOVA and the specialists who conducted the examinations.
We invite media representatives to take part in the coverage of the Oncopatrul campaign.
Tsebegeeva Elena Vladimirovna – press service of the Federal State Budgetary Institution “NMIC of Radiology” of the Ministry of Health of Russia, tel.: 8 905 545 49 30, e-mail: email@example.com
Reference: The Oncopatrul project is organized by the Federal State Budgetary Institution “NMIC of Radiology” of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation and the Council for Regional Health of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation, with the support of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, heads of subjects of the Russian Federation, regional health departments and the Association of Oncologists of Russia. Its goal is to preserve the health of the Russian population and reduce mortality from cancer due to early detection, formation of a healthy lifestyle and cancer awareness among citizens of the Russian Federation. Oncopatrul was launched in February 2019, its participants were students and teachers of the Russian University of Transport (MIIT), employees of Yaroslavl Carbon Black JSC, Yaroslavl, Rubin Aviation Corporation (Balashikha, Moscow region), employees of Bashkir Soda Company JSC Sterlitamak and Salavatsteklo JSC. Salavat (Republic of Bashkortostan), employees of the Voronezhstalmost plant.