- To organise and conduct studies and research;
- To develop study plans and programmes, curricula of subjects and specialisation plans;
- To collect equipment and devices necessary for research and studies;
- To publish textbooks, scientific articles, training books and other teaching, learning and scientific measures;
- To discuss and propose candidates for teaching positions, the head of the Institute, scientific fellows and the manager of the research laboratory of the Institute;
- To participate in the provision of high quality health care services and introduction of new diagnostic and treatment methods.
The main principle is the unity of education, research and clinical practice.
The structural divisions of the Institute include the Oncology Research Laboratory and the Clinic of Oncology and Haematology.