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Mission & Vision


The mission of the National Cancer Institute-India, (NCI-India),  is to understand, prevent and cure cancer in India through premier educational programs, innovative research, the highest quality patient care, and outreach to underserved populations.


The National Cancer Institute-India, (NCI-India) will position itself as one of the premier translational cancer research center in the India with following vision:

  1. To conduct basic, clinical and cancer control epidemiologic research will help us understand the causes and the mechanism of cancers prevailing in India. 
  2. To develop strategies to prevent, early detection and treat cancer cases earlier with more effective and efficiently. 
  3. To evolve model cancer control programmes for the developing world and new therapies. The NCI-India will explore in addition to allopathic system, alternative therapies from medicine system historically available in India in collaboration with renowned cancer institute in the international arena.
  4. To act as a center for development of human resource in various branches of cancer management depending on the needs of the country.