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Russia to Start Exporting Cancer Treatment Microsources to EEU, Middle East

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Russia plans in 2016 to start exporting its unique microsources to treat prostate cancer to the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and the Middle East, the Ministry for Investment and Innovations of Moscow Region said on Tuesday.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — In June 2014, Russia launched a unique production of full cycle microsources for the treatment of prostate cancer with low dose brachytherapy. The high-tech complex, total investments in which amounted to 688 million rubles ($8.7 million), was established in Dubna, the international nuclear physics research center and one of the largest scientific foundations in Russia.

"Since 2016, it is planned to export [the microsources] — to the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Middle East," the Minister of Investments and Innovations Denis Butsaev was quoted in the press release as saying.

Since 2004, some 7,000 surgeries were conducted with the use of the German microsources, the ministry recalled.

Prostate cancer is a malignant tumor, currently one of the most common forms of cancer among Russian men. About 14,000 Russian males are diagnosed with the disease each year and mortality in the first year after diagnosis is over 10 percent. Brachytherapy has become a widely used therapy in many countries during recent years, and has proved effective as well.

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  • Russia demonstrates once again that it is committed to investing in the important things.
  • 108media

    I am so surprised that such intelligent people like Russians haven´t woken up to the fact that Cannabis Oil is the solution to prostate cancer and many more illnesses.

    Completely illegal in Russia. Why is that? It is non toxic, promotes neuron-genesis, and can solve or stop even epilepsy and alzheimer.

    Please Russia move on and legalize it, your men (and women) will be saved in scores.
  • michael
    good to read about. I'll chase this up to find out about rates of effectiveness.
  • cast235
    Russia MUST begin to export innovation to EEU CIS. SCO, BRICS, And other friends.
    Russia needs to keep developing innovations and markets. Every mil jet should have laser defense. For whatever is good for. In both ways. Offensive , carrying lasers, and defensive.
    Is a MARKET crying for development. Infra red targeting and other spectrum's.
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