WORLD Greek doctors, patients count progress steps, shortcomings in cancer prevention, treatment

WORLD

Greek doctors, patients count progress steps, shortcomings in cancer prevention, treatment

Xinhua

10:11, February 05, 2020

Nurses pose with mp3 players for patients of cancer at the one-day clinic "Nikos Kourkoulos" of a central Athens public hospital in Athens, Greece, on Feb. 4, 2020. Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy at the one-day clinic "Nikos Kourkoulos" of a central Athens public hospital were offered a special gift on Tuesday as World Cancer Day was observed across the globe. Under a pilot program launched by non-profit organization Hellenic Cancer Society in cooperation with private donors, patients were provided with mp3 players and the chance to listen to theater plays from the archive of national broadcaster and radio ERT, while getting treatment. (Photos: Xinhua)

Despina Georgopoulou, a breast cancer survivor and head of the volunteers department of the Hellenic Cancer Society, is seen at the one-day clinic "Nikos Kourkoulos" of a central Athens public hospital in Athens, Greece, on Feb. 4, 2020. Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy at the one-day clinic "Nikos Kourkoulos" of a central Athens public hospital were offered a special gift on Tuesday as World Cancer Day was observed across the globe. Under a pilot program launched by non-profit organization Hellenic Cancer Society in cooperation with private donors, patients were provided with mp3 players and the chance to listen to theater plays from the archive of national broadcaster and radio ERT, while getting treatment.

Evangelos Filopoulos, president of the Hellenic Cancer Society, introduces a pilot program to the press at the one-day clinic "Nikos Kourkoulos" of a central Athens public hospital in Athens, Greece, on Feb. 4, 2020. Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy at the one-day clinic "Nikos Kourkoulos" of a central Athens public hospital were offered a special gift on Tuesday as World Cancer Day was observed across the globe. Under a pilot program launched by non-profit organization Hellenic Cancer Society in cooperation with private donors, patients were provided with mp3 players and the chance to listen to theater plays from the archive of national broadcaster and radio ERT, while getting treatment.

An employee of the National Emergency Center (EKAB) reads information at the one-day clinic "Nikos Kourkoulos" of a central Athens public hospital in Athens, Greece, on Feb. 4, 2020. Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy at the one-day clinic "Nikos Kourkoulos" of a central Athens public hospital were offered a special gift on Tuesday as World Cancer Day was observed across the globe. Under a pilot program launched by non-profit organization Hellenic Cancer Society in cooperation with private donors, patients were provided with mp3 players and the chance to listen to theater plays from the archive of national broadcaster and radio ERT, while getting treatment.

An mp3 player for patients of cancer is seen at the one-day clinic "Nikos Kourkoulos" of a central Athens public hospital in Athens, Greece, on Feb. 4, 2020. Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy at the one-day clinic "Nikos Kourkoulos" of a central Athens public hospital were offered a special gift on Tuesday as World Cancer Day was observed across the globe. Under a pilot program launched by non-profit organization Hellenic Cancer Society in cooperation with private donors, patients were provided with mp3 players and the chance to listen to theater plays from the archive of national broadcaster and radio ERT, while getting treatment.

Evangelos Filopoulos, president of the Hellenic Cancer Society, introduces a pilot program to the press at the one-day clinic "Nikos Kourkoulos" of a central Athens public hospital in Athens, Greece, on Feb. 4, 2020. Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy at the one-day clinic "Nikos Kourkoulos" of a central Athens public hospital were offered a special gift on Tuesday as World Cancer Day was observed across the globe. Under a pilot program launched by non-profit organization Hellenic Cancer Society in cooperation with private donors, patients were provided with mp3 players and the chance to listen to theater plays from the archive of national broadcaster and radio ERT, while getting treatment.

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