The Department was founded in 1993. In 1998 the Department of Oncology with a course of Radiologic Diagnostics and Therapy was established. The academic staff of the department are K.N. Uglyanitsa (1991- present), G.G. Bozhko (1993- present), N.I. Burnejko (1979-1984), N.I. Zhandarov (1985-1993), A.V. Karavaj (2001- present), I.I. Klimovich (1981-1988), K.A. Fomin (1993-1999), N.M. Yanchevskij (1979-2001).