CBC Vznik Ltd.
Concept B CZ
Lung cancer significantly influences individuals and society. The mortality rate of the disease is high and its negative personal, social and economic consequences are important. Reducing its incidence and mortality rate is achievable through focussing on the early stage of the disease and comprehensive care. Early diagnosis, treatment, research, education, outcome analysis, and follow-up are all of equal interest in the program strategy of the CBC. The health of the individual is right at its centre.
Teodor Horvath, M.D.
Chairman of High Specialized Centre for Surgical Oncology of the Lung Brno was born in Slovakia in 1953, graduated from Charles University Medical School Prague in 1979, achieved versatile surgical experience in northerly Bohemia in 1980s; during 1990s the insight into surgical oncology at Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute Brno. The knowledge needed for his doctoral thesis on lung cancer gained at Tokyo Medical University.
Dr. Horvath, Associate Professor of Surgery at Medical Faculty of Masaryk University in Faculty Hospital Brno, is Czech trailblazer of pulmonary segmentectomy for cancer; initiator of the Early Lung Cancer Program C34_CIS (1999) focusing attention on diagnosis, therapy, research and education under one roof; protagonist of autofluorescence bronchoscopy enforced the embodyment of the method among algorithms of Czech healthcare system (2002); framer of Czech National Standards for Surgical Treatment of Lung Cancer (2006); frontman of Czech non-intubated thoracic surgery since 2016; and Delegate of Czech Medical Chamber (2019).
Memberships: Czech Surgical Society, CaSPFS, IASLC, ESTS, and ERS.
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