The main of research interests of the Department staff are the study of the processes of formation of metabolic homeostasis in the body of cancer patients and its correction in the combined treatment of malignant neoplasms; experimental and clinical evaluation of new antitumor drugs; molecular genetic detection of hereditarily predisposed forms of breast cancer. 2 Candidates’ and 1 Doctoral theses have been defended. More than 250 research papers and 1 manual have been published by the academic staff of the Department. 1 patent and 1 author’s certificate for intervention have been received. 63 rational proposals have been documented. Two students’ scientific works were awarded diplomas of the Republican competition. Staff of the Department takes part in international, republican and regional conferences.