In 1982, Department of Oncology was founded at a time when began to train oncology teachers and teaching oncology at medical, pediatric, dental, and Mongolian medicine faculties in Medical University. Later in 1985, through advanced training courses, the first Oncologists were born. Moreover, the department provided training to rural doctors. On January 5th, 2010, the Department of Oncology was established at the National Medical University of Health Sciences. Honored doctor of Mongolia, medical doctor, professor D.Sanduijav had been appointed as the Head of the Department.
The mission is to provide basic theoretical and clinical knowledge on early diagnosis, treatment, management, and prevention of the most common cancers in Mongolia. According to international standards in pre-graduate, postgraduate and postgraduate training, and to bring the quality of the research on par with the level of developed countries.
The head of the Department of Oncology Kh.Ariunaa (PhD of Medical sciences), teachers P.Battulga (Master of Medicine) and D.Enkhzul (Master of Medicine), consulting professor R.Sanduijav (Academic PhD), and consulting teacher M.Adilsaikhan (PhD of Medical sciences) are currently working and advising on department training, research, and clinical facility.
The department offers undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate courses in oncology at the MNUMS.
Medical School students in 4th, 5th, and 6th year
Medical School students in Pediatric 4th year
International School of Mongolian Medicine students in 5th and 6th year
School of Dentistry students in 5th year
School of Public Health students in 5th year
Masters in Oncology
Doctorate in Oncology
Oncologist – Advanced course
Palliative care training–Part of Internal Medicine resident training
Chemotherapy – Advanced specialized training
Palliative care – Advanced specialized training
Department of Transplantation, Nagasaki University Hospital, Japan
Department of Surgery, Tokushima Medical University, Japan
Christian Medical and Dental Association (CMDA)
Department of Oncology, Irkutsk State Medical University, Russia
Teachers of the department work as physicians in the Departments of Chemotherapy, General Surgery and Palliative Care of the National Cancer Center, as well as oncologists at the Mongolian-Japanese teaching hospital of the Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences. Additionally, work as the Secretary and Member of the Council of Oncologists at the Ministry of Health and Sports.