PROJECT “DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN BREAST CANCER AWARENESS, PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION AND MANAGEMENT MEASURES IN BORDER REGIONS OF LATVIA, LITHUANIA AND BELARUS”: CONFERENCE AND TRAININGS
On the 26th and 27th of January 2012 Daugavpils County Council, the Beneficiary of the project “Development of modern breast cancer awareness, prevention, early detection and management measures in border regions of Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus” (LLB-1-090), hosted the Conference “New Ways of Breast Cancer Detection, Management and Prevention”. The representative of the Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Lolita Čepurnaja (Information specialist of Branch Office in Latvia) also took part in it.
During the 2-days event the actual researches on breast cancer were presented to conference participants representing the oncology specialists from Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus. The parallel workshops held with participation of Latvian leading oncology specialists from Riga Stradins University for doctors of Daugavpils Regional Hospital, Lazdijai Hospital and Grodno Regional Clinical Hospital were focused on partners’ practical experience in breast cancer screening and surgery.