The government of Moscow region has told about strengthening of cancer services

For the first eight months of 2017 in the suburbs died of cancer 8.2 thousand people, which is 2.5 thousand less than the year before. This was reported on the website of the regional government on Monday, 2 Oct.

“According to Rosstat, in January–August 2017 in the Moscow region, mortality from neoplasms decreased by 24.7 percent compared to the same period last year”, — said the first Deputy Chairman of the regional government Olga Zabralova.

She stressed, in the suburbs, is a serious strengthening of cancer services. “In may of 2017 put into operation a new surgical building for 250 beds of the Moscow regional oncologic dispensary. The case is fitted with the latest equipment, including video endoscopy for the conduct of operations with the ability to broadcast in real time,” recalled Zabralova.

On 6 September it was reported that this year to help with cancer patients in the region allocated more than five billion rubles. About one billion are listed on the equipment of medical institutions of high-tech equipment.

August 30, Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets at the opening of the regional center of motherhood and childhood in Naro-Fominsk said that the regional authorities demonstrate an effective approach to the development of social infrastructure.