International activity

The department actively develops international cooperation through the participation of employees in international organizations of oncologists and oncological scientific and clinical congresses.
Over the years, invited visiting professors Sоmasundaram Subramanian (Russian Federation), Kokhreidze Irakli Dzhemsherovich, Tsitsishvili Zaza Revazovich (Georgia) worked at the department. Within the framework of his visit, Professor Kokhreidze I.D. for the first time in Kazakhstan performed a radical mastectomy with one-stage reconstruction of the breast with his own tissues (TRAM flap plasty) for breast cancer.
The staff of the department are members of international oncological organizations, take part in the organization and conduct of international clinical and scientific events in the Republic of Kazakhstan and abroad.
In 2012, the International Scientific and Practical Conference “Processes of Integration of Oncological Science into Education and Practice” was held, dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the Department of Oncology of KazNMU.
In 2019, the staff of the department took an active part in organizing and holding the VII Congress of Oncologists and Radiologists of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the World Summit of World Leaders in Oncology in Nur-Sultan.
Also, the staff of the department took part in the following international events: International scientific and practical conference “Forum Ural Onco 2020” (Yekaterinburg, Russia), WHO European Conference on Screening (Copenhagen, Denmark), XI Congress of oncologists and radiologists of the CIS countries and Eurasia (Kazan, Russia), International Congress ESMO 2019 (Barcelona, Spain), International Conference Days of Kazakh Medicine in the Republic of Tajikistan (Dushanbe, Tajikistan).
Long-term scientific and clinical contacts connect the department with the largest cancer centers in Russia, the CIS and far abroad. Among them – National Medical Research Center of Oncology named after N.N. Blokhin, Moscow Oncological Research Institute named after P.A. Herzen (Moscow, Russia), National Scientific Center of Oncology and Hematology (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan), Republican scientific center of oncology (Tashkent, Uzbekistan), Republican clinical oncological dispensary (Kazan, Russia).
Head of the Department Professor D.R. Kaidarova is a full member of the European Society of Gynecological Oncology (ESGO), the European Cervical Cancer Association (ECCA), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).