Lithuania: Oncology Services

GK Klinika

Lithuania currently has only one National Cancer Center dedicated to comprehensive diagnosis and treatment, UPMC and GK Klinika partnered to develop and co-manage an oncology hospital in Vilnius, Lithuania.

Scheduled to open in 2017, UPMC will provide assistance with project planning, construction and training, and will co-manage all clinical and administrative activities under the 15-year agreement.

The first stage will include 100 beds, diagnostics, in-patient and out-patient treatment and a clinical/research center. The second stage of the project will include hospice care with 50-100 beds.

UPMC will also assist GK Klinika in:

  • Hiring and training staff in Pittsburgh and Vilnius
  • Developing early cancer detection programs
  • Conducting genomics-testing pilot project
  • Providing disease-specific treatment algorithms
  • Advanced surgery consults
  • Telemedicine consults

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