New surgical equipment is already rescuing women from breast cancer
Recall, from October 7 to October 20, from the purchase of each bra brand WOMEN`SECRET 5% of the cost was transferred to CF "Kvitna" to purchase the necessary materials for the National Cancer Institute. Thus, it was possible to purchase two bipolar non-stick tweezers and a bipolar tweezers cable.
On November 25, the instruments were presented to physicians at the Breast Tumor Division and its reconstructive surgery at the National Cancer Institute. Head of the department Ivan Smolanka noted that these instruments will serve in the operating room up to 5-6 years, which means that they will help in the treatment of six thousand women.
"We are very pleased that our worldwide branding initiative, such as WOMEN`SECRET, is joining the National Cancer Institute's fundraising initiative. Thanks to this cooperation, today we are transferring the equipment to the main state medical institution of Ukraine, which fights oncological diseases, including the breast, ”said Grigory Kolodach, director of the Kvitna Foundation.
Head of the Department of Breast Tumors and Reconstructive Surgery of the NIR, Professor, Onco-Surgeon Ivan Smolanka thanked on behalf of the entire team for the much-needed purchase and added: “It is an essential equipment for the treatment of women who are battling breast cancer. Unfortunately, the incidence rate is increasing and the problem is becoming more urgent and more acute. Tweezers give the opportunity to perform subtle surgery. This equipment will be used in the radical treatment of women - it will help to get rid of the tumor and perform better surgery. And today, one of the tools was taken to the operating room for use in a complex operation. "
The country's main oncology clinic also needs other equipment needed to perform surgery for women who are treated for breast cancer. You can read the full list and join the fundraiser at the link.