Implementation of the program for lowering breast cancer mortality
In June 2015, an inter-regional scientific and practical conference under the title of Current Issues in Prophylaxis, Diagnostics and Treatment of Breast Cancer was held in the city of Cheboksary.
The scientific profile of the conference comprised a wide range of issues concerning prophylaxis, diagnostics and treatment of breast cancer.
As part of implementation of scheduled measures, software and hardware systems of YSAR+ were put in operation in the Cheboksary Republic Clinical Cancer-Prevention Center, in the Tsivilsk Central District Hospital, and in the Novocheboksarsk Municipal Clinical Hospital.
The Republic is seeing implementation of a prophylactic program titled Mammology Cancer-Prevention Patrol, under which remote districts are visited by specialists with a modern mobile X-ray mammography unit, for the purpose of early diagnostics of breast cancer (the unit is equipped with a digital mammograph). Specialists of YSAR+ ensured integration of the mobile mammography unit with automated workplaces of the leading specialists of the Republic Clinical Cancer-Prevention Center, with possibility of further transfer of consultation request to experts of this Center.