Seagal Albert M. ― PhD, oncologist surgeon of the department of lung and mediastinal tumors in Tatarstan Cancer Center, senior lecturer of the Department of surgery, obstetrics and gynecology of Kazan Federal University, Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology

29 Sibirsky Trakt, Kazan, Russian Federation, 420029, tel. (843) 202-27-37, e-mail:

A.M. Seagal1,2, I.V. Fedorov3, V.A. Chernyshev1

1Tatarstan Cancer Center, Kazan

2Kazan Federal University, Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology, Kazan

3Kazan State Medical Academy — Branch Campus of Russian Medical Academy of Continuing Professional Education of the MH of RF, Kazan

Abstract. He was distinguished by his mighty vitality and indefatigability, high intelligence, willingness to take responsibility, an inventive gift, intellectual energy and breadth of thought. He had a deep love for his profession – surgery. Patients believed him because he gave them the impulse necessary to overcome the fear of their own illness.

He was an outstanding scientist, talented surgeon, oncologist, a jeweler who cured thousands of people and grew up hundreds of students. His life was a mission a life for the salvation of others.

He is a great scientist, a great surgeon, a great man, and the time has no power to make people forget him …

Key words: M.Z. Seagal, oncologia, the life story of a scientist and teacher.