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Movement Against Cancer, a Cancer Patient Advocacy Group in Russia, Launches an Effort to Inform Russian Authorities and the Public About Inadequate Access of Innovative and Effective Cancer Treatments for Cancer Patients in Russia
Date:2/4/2008

access to effective diagnostic and treatment methods are under-funded today," said Ilona Vasilieva, a cancer patient, and one of the leaders of the Movement Against Cancer. "Patients should use legal recourse to fight for their rights including filing legal claims in cases when they were refused innovative anti- cancer drugs. The Movement against Cancer will help patients fight for their rights."

"Today it is possible to prolong and save lives of cancer patients who were doomed 10-20 years ago, but there is a shortage of innovative cancer drugs due to under-funding," said Oleg Melnikov, oncologist. "Oncologists have to prescribe less effective treatment to their patients. Now, it is necessary to guarantee cancer patients' rights to free access to the most effective treatment methods."

The Movement Against Cancer unites patients and doctors to inform cancer patients about their rights for access to effective and innovative cancer treatments. The Movement seeks to broaden the understanding of Russian society and the Russian government of the problems cancer patients, survivors and family members face when encountering the disease and what should be done on a public policy level to improve cancer patient care and patient access to effective treatment. The anti-cancer group disseminates reliable information about modern cancer treatment methods, protects cancer patients' rights, and advocates for patients' equal and guaranteed access to innovative cancer treatments.

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