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R.E. Kavetsky Institute of Experimental Pathology


The institute opened in 1960 and since 1994 it has been the only Ukrainian member of the OECI.

The four key research lines at the institute are:

• the study of cellular and molecular peculiarities of oncogenesis aimed on elaboration of methods of early diagnosis and new strategy of cancer therapy
• the study of mechanisms of antitumor resistance and development of  ways of renewal of defense systems of the organism
• the study of the mechanisms of action of the ionizing and non-ionizing irradiation and elaboration of the methods of correction of its effects at different levels of organization of the living systems
• the study of the mechanisms of adsorptive detoxification aimed on the creation of the 'artificial' organs


  • 247 employees
  • 147 scientific workers
  • 27 scientific doctors
  • 11 scientific departments
  • 30,000 sample cell bank
  • 75,000 volume scientific library

Contact Details and Location

45 Vasilkivska str.,
Kiev, 03022

Tel: +38 (044) 259 01 83

Fax: +38 (044) 258 16 56

Email: See Web Site

Website: http://www.onconet.kiev.ua

Founding partners

European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

Founding Charities

Foundazione Umberto Veronesi Fondazione IEO Swiss Bridge

Published by

ecancer Global Foundation