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  • What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer: Oncologist Explains

    Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in the world. Over the last years, this disease has become the most frequent cancer among Russian women. According to the statistics, 21 women out of 100 cancer patients have breast cancer. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) is an annual international health campaign organized by breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and educate people about the importance of early screenings. Founded more than 20 years ago, NBCAM now brings together hundreds of organizations from all around the world. In this interview, Vasiliy Filimonenko, an oncologist at the Scandinavia clinic in St. Petersburg, expanded on what everyone should know about this disease, how to conduct screenings, and what are the common myths about cancer.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: September 29-30

    As fall approaches, the days get shorter and the weather gets colder. Wrapped in yet another layer of scarves and coats, you might find yourself tempted to stock up on food and essentials, and lay in semi-hibernation until spring thaw comes. But there’s another option, too: there’s something very special about St. Petersburg in the fall, and it’s not to be missed. Take a stroll, see a play, grab a hot meal outside or get some food for thought by popping into an art gallery. Why not start this weekend?


  • Sliding Trams, Sea Breeze, and Art Nouveau: Exploring Helsinki

    Modern, compact, and very green, Helsinki is the closest European capital to Russia and a nice place to take a break from the hustle and bustle of St. Petersburg!


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