The Fifth Siberian Oncohematological Forum took place last week
‘In Irkutsk, the structure of the oncological hospital has a department of lymphoproliferative diseases with a bone marrow transplantation unit - this experience is unique for the Siberian and Far Eastern federal districts, it needs to be spread as widely as possible,’ noted the Executive Director of the Association of Cancer Organizations Siberia and the Far East Alexey Kalichkin, welcoming the forum participants..
The Siberian Oncohematological Forum itself is no less unique – it is the only one beyond the Urals that covers issues at the intersection of oncology and hematology, and they are covered by the country's leading experts. Thus, the most of the reports of this forum were prepared by employees of the Research Institute of Pediatric Oncology, Hematology and Transplantation named after. R.M. Gorbacheva (St. Petersburg), Pavlov First State Medical University of St. Petersburg of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation and the National Research Center for Hematology of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation. Also, speeches were made by representatives of the Hematological Research Center of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Odintsovo Central District Hospital (Moscow Region) and NSO "NKCC" (Novosibirsk). In addition, Marina Demchenkova, head of the chemotherapy department No. 4 with the bone marrow transplantation unit of the Regional Cancer Center, Ekaterina Zubkova, Arina Adolf, Alexandra Efirkina, and a geneticist of the Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory of the Regional Cancer Center, Sergey Kirilchik have shared their experience with the forum participants.
‘We have been performing bone marrow transplantation for six years, and we have come a long way: from autologous to allogeneic transplantation and to the organization of a regional registry of stem cell donors. Many medical organizations would like to repeat our experience, and we are ready to help with it,’ emphasized Marina Demchenkova.
Also, within the framework of the Fifth Siberian Hematological Forum, a two-day master class "Fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) on CD138+ cells isolated by immunomagnetic separation" was held. It was conducted by the head of the laboratory of cytogenetics and diagnostics of genetic diseases of the clinic of the Research Institute of Pediatric Oncology, Hematology and Transplantation named after R.M. Gorbacheva, Associate Professor of the department of hematology, transfusiology and transplantology, FPE named after prof. B.V. Afanasyeva, Pavlov First State Medical University of St. Petersburg.” of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation Tatyana Gindina. She was assisted by a biologist of the Laboratory of Cytogenetics and Diagnosis of Genetic Diseases of the Clinic of the Research Institute of Pediatric Oncology, Hematology and Transplantation named after R.M. Gorbacheva Pavlov First State Medical University of St. Petersburg” of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryumin.