Producing of gamma cameras for early diagnosis of cancer in Ukraine.
Ukraine and the United States of America will cooperate in the task of the international program in nuclear medicine, in particular, we plan to produce the gamma camera to diagnose cancer.
By that agreement the partner countries came as a result of the second meeting of the USA-Ukrainian working group on science and technology. This was announced at the briefing by the Head of the State Agency for Science, Innovation and Informatization of Ukraine Volodymyr Semynozhenko.
According to experts, in Ukraine every year found more than 160 000 new cases of cancer and nearly 100 000 people die from cancer. Among them, 35% – people of working age. For successful treatment of cancer requires early diagnosis and modern methods of therapy that is able to provide nuclear medicine.