On May 2, 2023 in auditorium № 5, the opening of the First International Youth Oncological Forum "Gonka" took place.

The forum was opened and a welcoming speech was performed by Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Rector of Pavlov University, S.F. Bagnenko, Head of the Department of Oncosurgery, A.A. Zakharenko and other outstanding scientists.

In the first day of the oncological forum, acquaintance with student scientific communities of educational organizations was held, the winners of the scientific section were performed and a poster session took place, which included many reports on the relevant topics.