About 35 percent of the cancer associated with malignant tumors, could be detected at an earlier stage, if the Russian doctors had no gaps in education. On this forum "Movement against cancer" said the Deputy Director of the National centre for radiology, oncologist Andrey Kostin wrote on Thursday, 14 March, "Kommersant".
According to him, the Ministry of health is working on this problem. "Soon the list of postgraduate medical education will be a new mandatory program for physicians, "first contact", which will focus on learning signs of cancer in the early stages," — said Kostin.
In particular, the lack of education, he said, have gynecologists, physicians and surgeons.
The doctor also pointed out the lack in the country of system of rehabilitation of patients coping with the disease.
Within the framework of the national project "Health", as writes the edition, the death rate from neoplasms in Russia is to be reduced from the current 200 to about 185 cases per 100 thousand people.