Identical twins Lena and Laura Krosz from Starachowice in south-eastern Poland, had been wanting to do something to help others when they heard about the charity Rak ‘n’ Roll.
A new Medical Fund to be launched by the Polish government is composed of four pillars, the prime minister explained on Wednesday, with sub-funds for modernisation of healthcare facilities, development of preventive medicine, strategic infrastructure and a therapeutic and innovation sub-fund.
Local teacher Izabella Galuba-Bryja came up with the idea during lockdown when hairdressers were closed.
Before her death, 8-year-old Małgosia Kląskała from Wrocław penned a 19-page book in which she asked her parents to ‘embrace life’ and told them: “I loved spending time with you, I love you, kisses. Gosia, who is no longer there, but still remembers about you.”
The government is preparing legislation that will set up a new system for the treatment of cancer patients, the health minister has said.
After surviving four cancer operations and being forced to live in communal housing and on handouts, mum of two Patrycja Wydrzyńska from Gdańsk says she has emerged from her troubles stronger and now wants to help others who need assistance.
Poland is to increase funding to cancer hospitals by 3 percent, the head of the National Health Fund (NFZ) said on Wednesday.
A bill setting up a medical fund to cover cancer, rare diseases and other specialist treatment was signed into law by President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday.
Poland's first Virtual Research Institute (WIB) will work on the development of new drugs, mainly those to fight cancer, Deputy PM and Development, Labour and Technology Minister Jaroslaw Gowin said at an event which launched the institute on Friday.
A special clip facilitating the diagnosis of skin tumours, including melanoma, has been developed by scientists from two universities in Katowice, southern Poland - the University of Silesia and the Medical University of Silesia.