Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Nizhny Novgorod Center for AIDS Prophylaxis and Control

Analysis of Cancer Morbidity in Nizhny Novgorod Region for the Period of 10 years and Necessity for Palliative Care Development

Year: 2013, volume 9 Issue: №1 Pages: 9-12
Heading: Health Service Organization Article type: Review
Authors: Vvedenskaya E.S., Kobzeva L.F.
Organization: Nizhny Novgorod Center for AIDS Prophylaxis and Control
Summary:

The purpose of the article is to present the main indicators of cancer morbidity and mortality in Nizhny Novgorod region in comparison with those in Russia in dynamics for the period of 10 years. The survey outlines the necessity of regional palliative care development. It has been revealed that the organization of specialized palliative care centers on the basis of Oncological Dispensaries, In-patient Departments, Regional Polyclinics and Medical Prophylactic Institutions is of great importance.

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