Bekor Papazyan: Armenia could become a regional center for the
treatment of oncologic diseases

October 30, 2010 - 19:37 AMT 14:37 GMT

At National Competitiveness Foundation conference in Yerevan, the
Foundation Director Bekor Papazyan briefed the guests on Tatev Revival
project as well as perspectives for the development of tourism in

As he noted, development of healthcare in Armenia is also on
Foundation's agenda. `We plan to create an oncology center, also
developing nuclear medicine for diagnostics and treatment of cancer.'
Papazyan dwelled on Cyclotron therapy as an effective method in the
treatment of cancer. `Armenia could become the regional center for the
treatment of oncologic diseases, should the country invest in
implementation of the technology in question,' the head of the
Foundation stressed.