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:
- To conduct basic, clinical and cancer control epidemiologic research will help us understand the causes and the mechanism of cancers prevailing in India.
- To develop strategies to prevent, early detection and treat cancer cases earlier with more effective and efficiently.
- 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.
- To act as a center for development of human resource in various branches of cancer management depending on the needs of the country.