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Chief oncologist of the Ministry of health explained how to recognize skin cancer

In order to timely detect skin cancer, particular vigilance should be exercised with the appearance of new moles, especially in elderly and senile age. This was written by instagram chief oncologist of the Ministry of health, academician of RAS Andrey Kaprin.

The expert listed a number of signs that indicate malignant degeneration: the rapid growth of the mole, change color, surface, forms of education, the emergence of itching, pain and other unpleasant sensations associated with the mole. In addition, the formation starts to wet, or periodically bleeding.

Oncologists will review the results of CT performed to identify COVID-19

The results of studies of the lungs using computed tomography (CT) that was performed to detect COVID-19, plan to analyze for the presence of tumors in the National medical research center of radiology named after Herzen, said General Director of the Center, chief oncologist of the Ministry of health Andrey Kaprin.

Due to the spread of the coronavirus conducting national health examination and preventive examinations were temporarily suspended in late March.