In Khabarovsk have offered to build the center of proton beam therapy

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage in photobanks across the Amur river in Khabarovsk. Archival photoIn Khabarovsk have offered to build the center of proton beam therapy© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage the image Bank

Group of companies «Region» jointly with JSC «RusAtom, Chelsea» (enters into state Corporation «Rosatom» in the field of radiation technologies in medicine) was offered to the Khabarovsk region to conclude a concession agreement on the establishment of the Khabarovsk centre of proton beam therapy, told reporters on Friday the Governor of the region Vyacheslav Shport.

According to the regional government, the volume of investments according to preliminary estimates will amount to more than 4.5 billion rubles. The new facility will be part of the regional Oncology center.

«We received a request from a daughter of Rosatom — the company «RusAtom, Chelsea», registered it, and today began the consideration of the conditions of execution of such concession agreement. We have Khabarovsk has a center, which makes diagnosis of malignant tumors at the cellular level, we lack the extreme level that the cage was treated. «Protonic» and performs this task», — said Shport.

He stressed that with the advent of proton center in Khabarovsk will end with the construction of cycle institutions for the creation of nuclear medicine center in the far East.

As the Governor noted, the facility will accommodate up to 800 patients a year from all over the Far East. The advantage of proton therapy is that it allows you to work only against the abnormal cells, repeating the kennel of the tumor. While leaving the normal cells virtually unaffected. In addition, proton beam therapy is no alternative method of treating tumors in children.