Improving quality of live in cancer patiens
In September 2022, the Medical Oncology Clinic at Nadezhda Hospital will launch a large-scale project to improve the quality of life of patients with various types of oncological diseases. It involves specialists from Nadezhda Hospital and other clinics – oncologists, gynecologists, physiotherapists, psychologists, pharmacists, nutritionists, gastroenterologists, neurologists, and many others.
Various seminars and practical group activities will be provided free of charge to patients and a variety of print and video information materials will be provided to support them in moving through treatment more effectively, recovering and returning to life to the fullest.
As part of a major awareness campaign, Keeping Hope Alive, a project has been launched to improve the quality of life for women with breast cancer.
It offers free meetings between patients and leading specialists from different medical fields in the form of thematic seminars, group discussions, and practice sessions. They talk about how to overcome the dozens of side effects that chemo- and hormone therapy cause – lymphedema, disturbed hormonal and metabolic balance, thinned bones, skin, muscles, stomach, liver problems, problems in the intimate area, urinary system, vision, psychological problems, etc.
In September 2022, the Medical Oncology Clinic at Nadezhda Hospital will launch a project to improve the quality of life of patients with metastatic colon, stomach and pancreatic cancer and support their families.
The project includes gymnastics groups and psychological support groups.
Printed materials are handed out with useful data and tips on why movement and a stable emotional state are needed and how they help basic healing.
Various videos and interviews are produced and published to provide more information on the topic.