About the profession
The prevalence of oncological diseases among the population is growing every year, and this trend is absolutely not dependent on the economic status of the country or its social status. Moreover, modern research shows that the percentage of oncological diseases is higher in regions with a higher level of development. This is due to good diagnosis, but this is not the only reason.
The problem of oncology is one of the most urgent in medicine. It is easy to prove. First of all, it is enough to see the rates of cancer morbidity and mortality.
Already in the first year of study, the students are intensively immersed in the profession. Postgraduate students study a full range of modern specialized diagnostic and high-tech methods of treatment in oncology. They teach major-specific and applied disciplines. Training is held in the department and subdivisions of research centers: P.A Herzen Oncology Research Center, a branch of the Federal State Budgetary Institution "National Medical Research Radiology Center" of the Ministry of Healthcare of Russia and the Russian Scientific Center of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine.
In training facilities (600 hospital beds) there are surgical oncourological, oncogynecological, modern diagnostic radiological, laboratory units, a children's department, where graduates of universities of our country, near and distant countries can receive higher vocational education under the guidance of highly qualified specialists. Training is conducted in accordance with plans and programmes for postgraduate training in the field of healthcare.
Oncology, General oncology, Special oncology, High-tech assistance in oncology.
The internship takes place at the clinical sites of the department;
P.A. Herzen Oncology Research Center, Moscow, 2nd Botkinsky Proezd 3.
Russian Research Radiology Center, Moscow, Profsoyuznaya str. 86.
The opportunity to combine research activities with the career in the pedagogical and business environment.
Teaching of major-specific and applied disciplines in Russian and foreign universities.
Professional competences in the creation, translation, abstracting, editing, examination of texts of various types.
The status of the expert enables to hold key positions in educational, state and commercial organizations; continue to develop research activities.
Prospects for employment/career
Working at the department as an employee on a full-time basis
Engage in scientific activities upon additional individual plans under the guidance of leading Russian and foreign scientists and researchers
Internships in leading world universities and research centers
Adaptation to the scientific environment, active participation in research and teaching activities
A personal scholarship in addition to the state one
Starting from the position of an assistant, aide or trainee, a RUDN graduate has the opportunity to become a head of the department of oncology, a head of a medical institution of any level.