The Department of endoscopy of Kyiv City Clinical Oncology Center was put into operation in November 1990.
Gastroscopy, colonoscopy and bronchoscopy rooms are functioning on its base. The department conducts diagnostic researches with conducting of a biopsy, endoscopic operations (polypectomy), introtumor administration of chemotherapeutic agents, diathermocoagulation, aiming of probe in the gastrointestinal tract.
Both ambulatory patients and patients undergoing in-patient treatment at KCCOC undergo examinations in the Department of endoscopy of KCCOC.
During the period of 1990–2016, approximately 157,000 treatment and diagnostic tests were performed in the department of endoscopy, 58,000 samples of biomaterials were taken for cytomorphological investigations, 9,000 endoscopic polypectomies were performed.
Annually, about 600 cases of the first time oncopathology of the gastrointestinal tract and respiratory organs are diagnosed.
The department is equipped with a complete set of equipment.
The department is the clinical base of the Department of Oncology of the National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education named after P.L. Shupyk.
The Department of endoscopy employs 3 physicians of the superior expert category, 3 nurses and an assistant nurse.
Since 1990 and to date, the department has been headed by the endoscopist doctor of the superior expert category Skobenko Igor Evgeniyovych.