About the profession
The residency programme aims to acquire professional competences in the diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant tumors, provides knowledge of theories and pathogenesis of tumor cell development, since in most cases, this affects therapeutic tactics and recovery prognosis for cancer patients. An oncologist is a specialist, who must perfectly understand the diseases of all organs and systems, since a tumor can develop in the tissues of any organ and provoke the appearance of characteristic symptoms.
The educational residency programme "Oncology" is developed for people with higher medical education, aimed at training highly qualified specialists in the field of detecting tumor tissues and developing an optimal patient treatment plan, as well as for independent work in public health institutions or in private practice.
Medical residents are distributed to the units of the clinical sites of the department, where, under the guidance of professors of the department, they have the opportunity both to expand their knowledge and see its application in practice. Students analyze clinical events and this provides the opportunity to obtain a wealth of clinical experience during residency training.
Services rendered by an oncologist are in great demand in modern medicine, since malignant and benign neoplasms can develop in the human body regardless of sex and age. Timely diagnosis of cancer is considered a key to successful treatment and recovery of a patient. Graduates of the programme have the opportunity to work in oncology departments of hospitals, specialized oncological centers, oncological research institutes. Upon completion of the residency programme, the students have the opportunity to enroll in the postgraduate programme on the specialization "Oncology".