The condition of total X-ray mammography equipment in the Russian Federation is analyzed in the paper. A method for assessing the needs in such equipment is described. The conclusion is that 1800 mammographs would satisfy the needs in equipment for mammary-gland screening within the Russian Federation, while only 700 units are now in use.
Statistical data on the morbidity of malignant tumors to be treated by interstitial radiotherapy were used to calculate the requirements in radiosurgery over the country, including the requisite number of radiological and "active" bed for the management of patients with malignant tumors of the tongue and oral mucosa. Several variants of the organization of radiosurgery service in cancer institutions were analyzed.