In 1975, the oncology course of the Semipalatinsk Medical Institute was organized for the first time on the basis of the Semipalatinsk Regional Oncologic Dispensary, the first head of the course was elected by candidate of medical sciences, associate professor Vitaly Prokopievich Rusanov. The assistants were MD. VG Cherenkov and Ph.D. A.D. Sheinin, since 1976 – Candidate of Medical Sciences, A.ZH. Mukanov
In 1983, the Department of Oncology was organized. The first head was Dr. med., Professor A.T. Butenko, and from 1985 to 1993, the department was headed by MD, Professor V.G. Cherenkov, under whose leadership the faculty members defended 3 Ph.D. theses (A.P. Makienko, Z.A.Tanatova, M.S. Malgazhdarov) on topical issues of oncology, patents for inventions were received, rationalization proposals were made.
From 1994 to 1999, the department was headed by an oncologist of the highest qualification category, MD, associate professor A.Zh.Mukanov. Assistants were R.Ts.Zhakupova, Z.A.Tanatova, M.S. Malgazhdarov.
From 1999 to 2006, the department was headed by a surgeon of the highest qualification category, MD, Professor D.R.Musinov. Assistants were R.Ts.Zhakupova, Z.A.Tanatova, M.S.Malgazhdarov, M.N.Sandibaev, T.A.Adylkhanov, A.S.Masadykov, S.Z.Tanatarov.
A large amount of research has been done on various organs and systems: puncture fine-needle aspiration-free biopsy of tumors of various localizations.
In addition to conducting scientific, methodological and medical work, he introduced scientific research into practice in order to improve the diagnosis and treatment of malignant neoplasms. From 2006 to 2008, the department was headed by a surgeon of the highest qualification category Ph.D. Zhakupova R.Ts. Assistants were Z.A.Tanatova, M.N.Sandibaev, T.A. Adylkhanov, A.S. Masadykov, S.Z. Tanatarov, M.O. Boitanov.
From 2008 to 2013, the department was headed by MD, professor, corresponding member of the RAE Manambaeva Zukhra Alpysbaevna
In 2007 she defended her doctoral thesis on the topic “Improving the efficiency and features of treatment of tumors of the reproductive system in women living in the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.” In the specialty 14.00.14.
Author of more than 300 scientific and methodological works. He has 7 rational proposals and 10 copyright certificates on innovative methods. In 2010, she received the title of “Excellence in Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan”. In 2011, she completed a professorship.
The assistants of the department were – MD. Sandybaev M.N., Ph.D. Zhakupova R.Ts., Ph.D. Tanatarov S.Z., Ph.D. Beketova BB, Nurgazin M.T., Zhabagin K.T., Apsalikov B.A.
Since 2013, the department is headed by MD, Professor Adylkhanov Tasbolat Alpysbesovich. The faculty includes: the head of the PDDO M.D., PhD Pak LA, the head of the undergraduate program Rymbaeva AS, Ph.D. Beketova BB, Ph.D. Nurgazin M.T., Assistants: Musulmanova MA, Andreeva OB, Salykbaeva KS, Elemesova Zh.N., Kosymbaeva E.O., Smailov E.E., Abylchenova AR, Bolsynbekova S.O., Karnakova N.Yu., Zakirova RT, Ph.D. Sagidullina G.G. (Ust-Kamenogorsk), E.T. Kusainov (Ust-Kamenogorsk), S.B. Mukhamedzhanov (Ust-Kamenogorsk), Bagenova A.K. (Ust-Kamenogorsk).
Under the guidance of the head of the department, MD, Professor Adylkhanov TA Department staff together with employees of the Semeni Center for Nuclear Research and Technology carries out the transfer of high-tech treatment methods in surgery and radiation therapy, the development of scientific protocols for nuclear medicine, the preparation of research grants and projects. The project prepared 4 doctoral students. 2 undergraduates are currently engaged in the FAST TRACK accelerated recovery program.
Since 2009, resident oncologists of the 1st and 2nd years of study have been trained in the department of the specialty “Oncology”. To date, 35 resident oncologists have been trained. Graduates of the residency successfully work in our university, in the Semeni Central Museum of Applied Physics, leading oncologists in the scientific centers of Almaty, in the RRC Maternity and Childhood Center of Astana, oncological centers of the country.
Since 2014, residencies in the specialty “Radiotherapy” began to study at the department.
Currently, 29 residents are studying at the department: 23 of them in the specialty “Oncology” and 6 residents in the specialty “Radiotherapy”.
Since 2013, 7 PhD doctors in the specialty “Medicine” have defended themselves at the department: Zhabagin KT, Apsalikov BA, Baisalbaeva AS, Pak LA, Abiltaeva A.A. Currently, 3 year doctoral students are: Kosymbaeva EO, Zhabagina AS, Andreeva O.B. Baurzhan A.
Since 2014, the department has trained undergraduates in the specialty “Medicine”. In 2015, the magistracy graduated from E.O. Kosymbaeva. At the moment, the trainings are: Adylgazyuly Sh, Smailov EE, DzhakasovN.S.
Scientific leaders and doctoral students of the department actively cooperate with foreign scientific and clinical organizations. In 2014, an agreement was signed with the foreign head of PhD doctoral students of the department with Malcolm Anthony Moore, chief editor of the foreign journal Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention (the journal is included in the database of ThomsonReuters, impact factor 1.5 in 2014) for further cooperation and publication of the article In the magazine.
The department has a student group “Young Oncologist”, which includes residents, students from different faculties who will be engaged in scientific activities in the future. In 2014, at the suggestion of the head of the department prof., Adylkhanova TA, a competition for the best student scientific work with the payment of a cash prize was introduced. It was developed “Regulations on the monetary award for the best student work.” According to the provision, the cash bonus will be issued to students who took 1,2,3 places.
The head of the department, MD, Professor Adylkhanov Tasbolat Alpysbesovich in 2014 in the city of Barnaul of the Russian Federation was nominated, received the title “Best Oncologist of the Year”, as well as Ph.D. Assistant of the Department Nurgazin Murat Tolegenovich in 2013 the year was also nominated as “Best Oncologist of the Year.”
In 2015, the staff of the department signed an agreement on international cooperation with the Oncology Center of the city of Uruchmi (China).
In 2015, the head of the department, MD, Professor Adylkhanov TA a scientific grant was developed and received confirmation in the committee of science of the MES of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the topic: “Development and implementation of a new accelerated radiotherapy regimen in the program of complex treatment of breast cancer”, the period of work of the scientific grant 2015-2017.
In 2017, Professor of the Department Adylkhanov TA issued a monograph “Early diagnosis and differential treatment of thyroid cancer.” The monograph is presented in three languages: state, Russian and English. Review received from scientists from Japan.
Employees of the center and departments are involved in the implementation of the Japanese project “JIKA” for the early detection of tumor diseases of the female reproductive organs and the thyroid gland with the creation of an electronic database and automated control system, as well as in other Kazakhstan-Japan projects, in the IAEA project to create a radiotherapy complex with unified software that meets today’s international standards. The creative cooperation of the department’s scientists and practitioners allowed to introduce into the practice of the Oncological Center annually more than 20-30 own and borrowed developments. 3 doctoral, 5 master’s theses for the last five years and 7 PhDs were defended. Employees of the department take an active part in prestigious domestic and international scientific forums, conferences and undergo advanced training in various areas in the near and far abroad.
Also in 2017, the research and development work “Development and implementation of the hypofractionated radiation therapy method in the comprehensive treatment program for breast cancer” was completed. Currently, the project “Optimization of radiation therapy for locally advanced cervical cancer through the introduction of 3D-visual-controlled brachytherapy” (IRN AP05130960) with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan is being implemented, the introduction of this method in patients with cervical cancer will optimize the dose distribution to tumor, while reducing the radiation load on healthy tissue, as well as increase the effectiveness of treatment results.
At the same time, the intra-university project of the NJSC “MUS” is carried out “Method of prophylactic radiation therapy of para-aortic lymph nodes in locally advanced stages of cervical cancer as part of an international multicenter study”, which will increase the effectiveness of the combined treatment of patients with cervical cancer.
In 2017, Professor Adylkhanov, T., Head of Department, Pak L.A., colleagues at the Center for Nuclear Medicine and Oncology, created an effective collaboration with colleagues at the University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland and were trained in Hyperthermic Intra-Abdominal Chemotherapy (HIPEC).
The department provides training in the following disciplines: “Fundamentals of Oncology and gynecology” – fourth-year students of the Faculty of General Medicine, component of choice: “Oncology and Radiology” – 5th year students of OM, “Oncology (ORP)” – interns of the 6th year ORP, Oncology with mammology “- interns surgeons, interns obstetrician-gynecologists” Oncology with mammology.”
Active learning tools based on innovative technologies have been introduced into the educational process: CBL, TBL, LT, CbD; The training material is presented in electronic form, using multimedia tools, including electronic textbooks, presentations and teaching materials. The department also has a mini-library with Internet access, thematic lectures are presented on YouTube channel: oncology department SMU. Since 2017, on the initiative of the head of the department Adylkhanova TA training is taught by an innovative method – the intelligence of Tony Buzan cards. Also, there is a continuous development of the staff of the department and the center of nuclear medicine and oncology, Professor Adylkhanov, who lectures on leadership, project management and management to increase the potential of the staff.
Educational work with students is an integral part of educational activities in the course of oncology and is carried out in accordance with the plan “Education Concept”, the program “Rouhani zhanғyru”, “Student and Society”. It is carried out continuously when communicating with students, in practical classes and communicating outside the classroom. The main directions of educational work at the department is, above all, the formation of a student, a conscious attitude to study, the importance of acquiring clinical thinking in the transitional period from studies to professional activity, this is especially important in senior courses.