11:58 20 Jan 2021

Ukraine will implement a national strategy for cancer control

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The Ministry of Health has developed and is preparing to implement the National Cancer Control Strategy until 2030.

Minister of Health Maksym Stepanov stated this during a press briefing.

"In 2020, the Ministry of Health has developed a National Strategy for Cancer Control until 2030; implementing will begin soon," he said.

The Minister added they planned to expand the list of services for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer under the program of medical guarantees.

"In 2020, 118 medical institutions provided cancer diagnosis services. In 2021, we will expand the list of such services as much as possible," Stepanov said.

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