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PROF. ANDREY KAPRIN WAS ELECTED VICE PRESIDENT OF THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF ONCOLOGY

At the II Conference of the Central and Eastern European Academy of Oncology, held in the Parliament building on January 23, 2020 in Budapest (Hungary), chaired by the Minister of Human Resources of Hungary, Professor Miklos Kasler and Secretary of State for International Affairs of Hungary, Dr. Zoltan Lerinci, Prof. Andrey Kaprin, the NMRRC Director General Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, President of the Association of Russian Oncologists was elected Vice-President of the Central - and the East European Academy of Oncology.

The Central and Eastern European Academy of Oncology was established in June 2019 at the initiative of Prof. Miklos Kasler, the Minister of Human Resources of Hungary. The purpose of the organization is to coordinate cancer treatment programs in Central and Eastern Europe, and to create a network of coordinated treatment protocols. To date, the Academy includes specialists from 20 countries. The academy will take on the oncological care of 260 million people, based on a professional routing and a clear-cut definition of the stages of treatment.

The meeting was held in one of the halls of the Hungarian Parliament. By the unanimous decision of the participants the famous Hungarian oncologist, doctor of medical sciences, surgeon and public figure Dr. Zoltan Matrai was elected the President of the Academy, and Prof. Andrei Kaprin - its Vice-President.

During the meeting, members of the Academy discussed organizational issues, the structure of working groups on the organization of cancer care, cancer prevention and diagnosis, development of personalized treatment methods and other, the Academy’s Expert Council was approved. The final version of the structure will be presented in the near future.

The II Conference of the Central and Eastern European Academy of Oncology was held in Budapest on January 23-25, 2020. The site united the heads of leading institutes of oncology and radiology from Russia, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Turkey, Serbia and, of course, Hungary.

 NMRRC Press Service


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