Siemens Healthineers and private clinic Medicina held Lung Cancer Screening and Treatment Conference


Siemens Healthineers and private clinic Medicina held Lung Cancer Screening and Treatment Conference

Lung Cancer Screening and Treatment International Conference was held at one of the leading private clinics, Medicina JSC, supported by Siemens Healthineers. More than 150 oncologists, radiotherapists, chemotherapists, surgeons, general practitioners and pulmonologists took part in the conference.

Opening the conference, Grigory Efimovich Roytberg, President of Medicina Clinic and Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, said: “Medical science does not stand still. A vivid example of this is the application of new methods of diagnosis and treatment of cancers. Increasing share of patients successfully cured from cancer and patients in whom the spread of metastasis has been stopped is a clear example of the effectiveness of work in this area. Medicina Clinic has implemented and uses all of the latest developments in cancer diagnosis and treatment. We closely monitor all innovations emerging in this area, and we are ready to implement such innovations and also share our own developments with peers.”

Conference speakers helped the attendees to get deeper insights of the issues and problems related to lung cancer. In his report entitled X-Ray Diagnosis of Lung Cancer, Igor Evgenievich Tyurin, Chief Radiologist of the Russian Federation, 

told what technologies could be helpful at different stages of the disease and what methods could be used to monitor patients. The Mini-invasive Surgical Intervention in Lung Cancer by Professor Bernward Passlick, Head of the Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Medical Center Freiburg, triggered a broad discussion about when and under what conditions full-scale interventions should be conducted. The report German Standards for Lung Cancer Treatment by Professor Cornelius Waller, University Medical Center Freiburg, gave the attendees an opportunity to be briefed in the cancer treatment standards applied by German doctors. The report Methods of Local Destruction of Metastatic Lung Cancer: Practical Experience by Professor Vadim Pavlovich Shevchenko, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Head of the Chair of Operative Surgery and Topographic Anatomy at the Department of Medicine, the A.I.Evdokimov Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry, triggered a wide interest.   Tatiana Viktorovna Matusova, Director of Computer Tomography in Russia and Central Asia, Siemens Healthineers, also spoke at the conference. She presented SOMATOM Force computer system, and Mikhail Evgenevich Bugriy,  Radiologist (PET/CT) at Medicina Clinic, delivered a report about capabilities and prospects of PET examinations. A most relevant report Stereotactic Radiation Therapy of Lung Cancer by Sergey Nikolaevich Zakharov, Senior Radiotherapist at Sofia Cancer Center, Medicina JSC, closed the conference.

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