Poland is to increase funding to cancer hospitals by 3 percent, the head of the National Health Fund (NFZ) said on Wednesday.
The Polish cabinet on Tuesday endorsed a National Oncology Strategy for 2020-2030 that aims to increase the five-year cancer survival rate. The new strategy, prepared by the Health Ministry, replaces the cancer-fighting programme for 2016-2024.
Miracle surgeon Adam Maciejewski has been awarded the prestigious Godina fellowship for his ground-breaking multi-organ transplants.
Professor Adam Maciejewski from the Oncology Centre in Gliwice was recognized by the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM) for completely rebuilding the internal organs of a six-year-old boy’s neck by transplanting a new larynx, trachea and throat, as well as bone marrow.
Immunotherapy, also called biologic therapy, is a type of cancer treatment that boosts the body's natural defences to fight cancer. It uses substances made by the body or in a laboratory to improve or restore immune system function.