Onologists Pool Efforts
Memorandum on cooperation in the field of development of immune oncology in Russia was signed in the process of work of the Russian oncology congress. The document was signed by representatives of the Russian Community of Clinical Oncology (RUSSCO) and pharmaceutical companies Roche-Moscow, Bristol Mayers Squibb, MSC Pharmaceuticals and Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals. Other leading Pharma companies will have to be involved in the work on standards of detection and expand the activity in that area.
To implement the Memorandum it is suggested to introduce unified standards of testing patients to use innovative immunotherapy and organize modern research and educational programs for oncologists. Besides, the parties will introduce joint suggestions to the authorities to support patients to get effective, safe and affordable drugs.