The All-Russian action “Oncopatrul” will be held in Voronezh
From October 22 to 24, 2019, a large-scale screening program for the early detection of oncological diseases – the All-Russian action “Oncopatrul” will be held in Voronezh. Its participants will be employees of one of the largest enterprises of the city – CJSC Voronezhstalmost.
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, a mammologist-dermatologist, a urologist, a thoracic and abdominal surgeon, as well as mammography and ultrasound of the thyroid gland, abdominal organs and pelvis, a PSA test for men, a hidden blood test 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 administration of the Voronezh Region and the Regional Department of Health.
The event will be held in two stages:
• from October 22 to October 23, 2019 – inspection of employees of the enterprise CJSC Voronezhstalmost (Voronezh, Volgogradskaya str. 39. Beginning at 09:00).
• October 24, 2019 – a solemn information and educational campaign aimed at the formation of cancer awareness and a healthy lifestyle among residents of the Voronezh region (“Voronezh Concert Hall”, Voronezh, Teatralnaya str., 17. Beginning at 12:00).
The final event will be attended by: Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council G.N. KARELOVA, First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Social Policy I.N. KAGRAMYANYAN, Governor of the Voronezh Region A.V. GUSEV, Chief Freelance Oncologist of the Ministry of Health of Russia A.D. KAPRIN, Head of the Voronezh Region Health Department A.V. SHCHUKIN, 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 the subjects of the Russian Federation and regional health departments. 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).