Interdisciplinary problems in oncourology
A.D. Kaprin, B.Ya. Alekseev, A.S. Kalpinskyi
Hertsen Moscow Oncology Research Center - branch of FSBI NMRRC of the Ministry of Health of Russia, Moscow, Russia
A multidisciplinary approach is currently a necessary and standard approach in treatment of cancer patients. The main goals of the multidisciplinary approach include coordinated highly effective interaction of medical specialists to timely identify, prescribe and conduct planned treatment, as well as prevention and correction of adverse events of treatment to achieve most lasting effect of treatment. The article discusses role of multidisciplinary team, including an oncologist, urologist, pathomorphologist, molecular genetics, radiologist, medical oncologist, radiation therapist, neurosurgeon, orthopedic surgeon, endovascular, thoracic and abdominal surgeons for effective treatment of oncourological patients. To solve existing problems, it is necessary to create common standards for the treatment of oncological diseases, develop and improve an oncological care system, improve logistics and improve skills of specialists or train specialists in the required profile.
About the Autors
Corresponding author: A.S. Kalpinskyi – Ph.D., senior researcher of the Department of Tumors of the Reproductive and Urinary System of Hertsen Moscow Oncology Research Center - branch of FSBI NMRRC of the Ministry of Health of Russia, Moscow, Russia; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org