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01 JUNE 2011

The Federal Clinical Research Centre for Children’s Haematology, Oncology and Immunology opens

Today was the day of the official opening of the Federal Clinical Research Centre for Children’s Haematology, Oncology and Immunology.

Gift of Life has supported the Centre from the very beginning, helping to equip it with the best possible medical equipment.

The Centre will become the biggest and the most modern hospital for children with blood diseases, in bothRussiaandEurope. Bone marrow transplants will occupy a special place in the Centre’s practice. This life-saving treatment is still one of the most scarce inRussia– they perform about 150 transplants per year while the real number needed is 800 – 1000. The Centre will have the capacity to perform further 250-300 operations per year.