Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre is Asia’s premier exclusive cancer center that offers the unique advantage of cutting-edge technology, put to use by renowned super-specialists. This potent combination of man and machine ensures world-class cancer care to not only patients from India, but also from the neighboring SAARC countries and others. They have touched the lives of more than 2.75 Lakh patients since its inception in 1996.
The Institute offers super specialized tertiary care services in medical, surgical, and radiation oncology, streamlined into dedicated Site-Specific teams. Super Specialists at RGCIRC practice an organ-specific multi-disciplinary approach to cancer diagnosis and treatment, with the Tumor.
The institution uses front-line technology that helps accurate identification of each patient’s unique cancer and planning of treatment for best possible results. This is the first hospital in India to begin robotic surgery for cancer patients, the first hospital in India to install true beam for precision radiotherapy, and the first hospital in India to set-up a molecular laboratory.
The institution is spread over nearly 2 Lakh square feet area, with a current capacity of 500 beds. RGCIRC is one of the largest tertiary cancer care centers in the continent. RGCIRC has 14 state-of-the-art well equipped modular Operation Theatres with three-stage air filtration and gas scavenging systems, and 2 Minor Operation Theatres for Day Care Surgeries.
The Institute has 51 bedded Surgical ICU and a 21 bedded Medical ICU, a dedicated Leukemia ward, separate Thyroid Ward, and an independent 22 bedded bone marrow transplantation unit that is credited with pioneering unrelated donor transplants, MUD transplants, and stem cell transplants. Supportive facilities such as Renal Replacement therapies, various endoscopies (including EBUS and Endoscopic Ultrasound) are also available.
RGCIRC has been consistently ranked amongst India’s Best Oncology Hospitals and has been the recipient of many awards, including the National Business Leadership & Service Excellence Award 2017 for Best Oncology Hospital in India, Indywood Medical Excellence Award 2017, Most Trusted Hospital in Oncology 2017 by India Today (Reader’s Digest), India’s Most Trusted Hospital for Oncology (Readers’ Digest Most Trusted Brands 2016) and Runner up in Finest India Skills & Talent Award 2020 organized by Fire & Security Association of India.