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Strengthening health care to provide rehabilitation services for women with cancer diseases of the reproductive system


During the past decades, the prevalence of cancer diseases of female reproductive system has been constantly growing. The issue is especially acute in reproductive-age women because of earlier oncological pathology onset. Morpho-functional disorders and aggressive methods of anti-tumor therapy significantly affect the patients’ quality of life, psychological well-being, emotional stability, and family relationship, which leads to a limitation of physiological and social possibilities. Rehabilitation programs for oncological patients target to prevent unwanted sequela of the disease, its therapy, and relapses. Pre-rehabilitation plays a special role. It includes psychological and specialized medical care for the patient during the period from the disease verification to the start of therapy. Timely rehabilitation measures reduce the rate of repeated hospitalizations for side effects of chemotherapy, radiotherapy complications, antitumor therapy, and radical surgical interventions. Rehabilitation as a part of standard therapeutic strategy can reduce pharmacoeconomical burden for the health care system. However, further clinical and pharmacoeconomic studies are required for the implementation of rehabilitation at the level of the health care system. 

About the Authors

D. V. Blinov
Institute for Preventive and Social Medicine; Moscow Haass Medical Social Institute
Russian Federation

MD, PhD, MBA, Head of Medical and Scientific Affairs, 4/10 Sadovaya-Triumfalnaya Str., Moscow 127006;

Faculty Member, Chair of Neurology, Psychiatry and Narcology, 5 bldg 1-1a 2nd Brestskaya Str., Moscow 123056

A. G. Solopova
Sechenov University
Russian Federation

Dr. Med. Sc., Professor, Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Filatov Clinical Institute of Children's Health,

8/2 Trubetskaya Str., Moscow 119991

A. N. Plutnitskiy
Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation; Medico-Biological University of Innovation and Continuing Education, State Scientific Center of the Russian Federation – Burnazyan Federal Medical Biophysical Center, Federal Medical and Biological Agency of Russia
Russian Federation

 Dr. Med. Sc., Professor, Deputy Minister of Health of the Russian Federation, Director of the Department of Project Activities, 3 Rakhmanovskiy Aly, Moscow 127994;

Chief of Chair of Public Health and Healthcare with a Course of Medical and Social Expertise, 46 bldg 8 Zhivopisnaya Str., Moscow 123098

D. M. Ampilogova
Sechenov University
Russian Federation

 Clinical Resident, Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sklifosovsky Institute of Clinical Medicine, 

8/2 Trubetskaya Str., Moscow 119991

L. N. Sandzhieva
Sechenov University
Russian Federation

Postgraduate, Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Filatov Clinical Institute of Children's Health,

8/2 Trubetskaya Str., Moscow 119991

D. I. Korabel’nikov
Moscow Haass Medical Social Institute
Russian Federation

MD, PhD, Professor, Chair of Internal Diseses with Courses of Family Medicine, Functional Diagnostics, Infectious Diseases, Rector, 

5 bldg 1-1a 2nd Brestskaya Str., Moscow 123056

D. A. Petrenko
Sechenov University
Russian Federation

6th Year Student, 

8/2 Trubetskaya Str., Moscow 119991


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For citations:

Blinov D.V., Solopova A.G., Plutnitskiy A.N., Ampilogova D.M., Sandzhieva L.N., Korabel’nikov D.I., Petrenko D.A. Strengthening health care to provide rehabilitation services for women with cancer diseases of the reproductive system. FARMAKOEKONOMIKA. Modern Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmacoepidemiology. 2022;15(1):119-130. (In Russ.)

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