State Institution “N. N. Alexandrov National Cancer Centre of Belarus”
Main address: 223040 Lesnoy, Minsk Disrtict, Minsk Region, Republic of Belarus
N. N. Alexandrov National Cancer Centre of Belarus
Takes the first place among the leading Belarusian medical centres.
More than 55-year experience in diagnosis and treatment.
12 professors, 23 doctors of science, 73 masters of science, one corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus are employed by the Centre.
Consultative Outpatient Department
Provides specialized consultative diagnostic care for patients with an established diagnosis of malignant tumor or suspicion of cancer from all the regions of the Republic of Belarus, the CIS countries and far abroad.
Working hours of the Department: 8:00-20:00
Molecular genetic diagnostics
The National Molecular Genetic Laboratory of Carcinogenesis performs the following:
Positron emission tomography
Three high-tech PET/CT tomographic scanners are installed in the PET/CT Diagnostics Laboratory: GE Discovery 710 and two GE Discovery IQ. The GE Discovery IQ systems are equipped with highly-sensitive detectors of the new generation and up-to-date software package for data processing. Discovery PET/CT 710 is a premium-class system extending the potential of PET/CT imaging and giving a new horizon in the field of clinical technologies.
The X-ray Department is fit with modern diagnostic equipment:
Stereotaxic radiosurgery with Gamma-Knife unit
Radiosurgery at N. N. Alexandrov National Cancer Centre is performed with the up-to-date radiotherapy system “Leksell Gamma Knife Perflexion” (Elektra) installed in 2017.
Seven procedure rooms operate in the Endoscopy Department: gastroscopy, colonoscopy, bronchoscopy, endosonography and enteroscopy. All procedures are fit with endoscopic systems of expert class (Olympus EXERA III), making it possible to perform magnifying endoscopy (up to x 90) and virtual chromoscopy (NBI). The processing of flexible endoscopes is done in modern specialized reprocessors (washers) observing the world standards.
The Ultrasonic Diagnostics Department is furnished with high and expert class ultrasound systems, possesing unique innovation technologies providing an unrivaled level of clinical precision and enhancing the reliability of malignancy diagnosis.
The Department of Functional Diagnostics has highly skilled specialists at its disposal, mastering all the methods of function studies of the cardiovascular system, external respiration function, bioelectric brain activity, ultrasonic Doppler techniques for testing peripheral and intracranical vessels.
All the achievements of current surgery are utilized for tumors of head and neck, breast, lung, esophagus, stomach, colon and rectum, urogenital organs, bones and soft tissues. Video-assisted, plastic, reconstructive, organ-sparing and simultaneous operations are adopted and widely practised.
Prof. Oleg Grigoryevich Sukonko, MD, DSc, Director of the Centre:
We are well-placed to do everything needed for the organization of cancer care at the international level: infrastructure, personnel, up-to-date facilities and technologies.
High-tech operations in 2017
Patients were provided medical care in 2017
Scientific articles, books and other publications over the whole time period of the institution`s functioning
~119 high-grade professionals ~
23 doctors of science, 73 masters of science, 12 professors, 10 assistant professors, one corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Belarus.