New nuclear medicine centre opened in Samara

March 2018. On 16th March a new nuclear medicine centre opened in Samara. The centre will carry out cancer diagnostics, as well as, for the first time in Russia, cardio-vascular diagnostics using PET-CT.

Up to 5000 medical examinations will be able to be carried out annually at the centre. According to the state guarantee programme, inhabitants of Samara and Samara Region will be able to receive their diagnosis using PET-CT free of charge.

The centre has been built next to the Samara regional oncological dispensary, ensuring timely diagnosis, thorough assessment of treatment methods and of patient monitoring.

A similar centre opened in November 2017 in Tolyatti. The two centers together will be able to carry out up to ten thousand tests annually.