P. Herzen Moscow Oncology Research Institute was founded on February 12, 1898. It became the oldest scientific and practical institution in Europe and the first oncology institution in Russia, where the foundations were laid for the Russian science and oncology services.
The Institute has formed a scientific and clinical school, which was completed by many now leading oncologists in Russia and other countries. From 1922 to 1933 the director of the Institute was an outstanding scientist, surgeon, a founder of the Moscow School of Oncology P.A.Hertsen. For his significant contribution to the development of the Institute and oncological science in Russia Central Scientific Research Oncological Institute of the RSFSR People’s Commissariat of Health was named after him in 1947.
During its existence the domestic oncology has taken the leading position in the world, making an invaluable contribution to basic medical science. Specialized diagnostic and treatment methods have become available to the public, largely due to the outstanding professionals forming science of oncology within the Institute’s walls, and to technological advances in medicine.
Scientific research in the Institute is focused on the development of the diagnosis and treatment of malignant tumors in the experimental studies and the organization of cancer control.
The Institute is a recognized leader in providing high-tech medical care to patients with various types of cancer. The Institute performs a unique surgery, uses modern high-tech methods of diagnostics, comprehensive treatment and rehabilitation of patients.
Patients of the Institute live in comfortable wards, decorated in a modern design. Each ward is equipped with a separate bathroom with shower and toilet. The standard room is furnished with an automatically adjustable bed, a bedside table, a wardrobe, a table and chairs, and a TV. A Wi-Fi connection can be provided on request.
Three meals a day in accordance with the appointment of a dietitian.