In 1974 in Kursk state medical institute there was organized an oncology course at the Department of Intermediate Level Surgery. Associate professor Anatoliy Vasilyevitch Volchkov was elected to lead this course.
On June 21, 1996 the Oncology Department with the course of radio diagnostics and therapy was founded. Since 2000 the Oncology Department became independent.
Nowadays the head of the department is Khvostovoy Vladimir Vladimirovitch associate professor, Philosophy Doctor in Medicine.
2 Doctors of Science in Medicine and 3 Philosophy Doctors in Medicine work at the department.
Research fields of the department: surgical treatment of thyroid carcinoma, tumor of head and neck, sarcoma of soft tissue and melanoma.
Tel.: 8(4712) 52-95-27