In Moscow for 10 years, the detection of skin cancer at an early stage increased from 71 percent in 2008 to 82 percent in 2018.
This result was achieved also thanks to the program “Early diagnosis and prevention of cutaneous melanoma in the city of Moscow”, said chief freelance specialist on dermatology and cosmetology of the Department of health of Moscow, Director of the Moscow scientific and practical center of Dermatovenereology and cosmetology Nikolay Potekaev.
Every resident of the metropolis at any time may be recorded on a routine inspection of the tumors in the offices of the prevention of malignant skin tumors in any of the 16 branches of the Moscow scientific and practical center of Dermatovenereology and cosmetology. Last year alone there turned 104 thousand, 2.5 thousand were identified suspected malignant neoplasm that involves hundreds of lives saved.
30 Jul 66 clinics launched a special screening program for early diagnosis of the most common types of cancer. The program includes the most informative studies. Women aged 18 to 39 years will be able to pass ultrasound examination of the breast, women over 40 a mammogram. Also women over the age of 18 will be asked to pass a swab for Cytology for the diagnosis of diseases of the cervix. Men over the age of 45 years will be able to pass a blood test for prostate-specific antigen (PSA). Women and men older than 40 years are invited to pass a stool for occult blood.
to Take part in the action are residents of the Moscow compulsory medical insurance policy. To pass the examination on the website of the Moscow Department of healthcare, you need to choose the clinic to which you are attached or near which you live. Next, you need to call the telephone number and book an appointment. When you visit you need to bring your passport and the Moscow compulsory medical insurance policy.
to Know the results will be available in the electronic medical record on mos.ru in the application “SYSTEM.INFO”. If there is a need for additional research, you will be contacted by the doctor and sent for further diagnosis.
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