National Cancer Institute is the only specialised oncology institution in Lithuania. The Institute acts as the clinical cancer centre, certified and accredited by the Organisation of European Cancer Institutes.
- In order to achieve our strategic objectives, we cooperate with colleagues both in Lithuania and in the European research area. The diverse international level researches, related to nano-technologies, molecular biology, genetics and the most advanced immunotherapy are performed in the National Cancer Institute.
- The main challenge of modern oncology is implementation of foundations of individualised precision medicine. This modern approach includes the early and accurate cancer diagnosis, appropriate treatment strategy selection, active prevention and monitoring programs, palliative medicine.
- We have a multidimensional clinic, the foundations of which are divisions of various cancer localizations - breast, lung, gastrointestinal, gynecological and urological, head and neck divisions. The effective treatment using modern technologies is applied in these divisions.
National Cancer Institute is celebrating its 90th anniversary!
According to the initiative of Head of the Department of General and Experimental Pathology of Vilnius University Professor Kazimierz Pelchar the Oncology Hospital and Institute started functioning in Vilnius, Lithuania together with the first oncology centres in Europe on 1st December 1931. Also, scientific works were performed there, already at that time, biological cancer formation problems were deeply analysed.
Updated 2023-11-24 20:24