ICMR - National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research


  • Multidisciplinary high quality research in major cancers of the country with special reference to cancers of uterine cervix, breast and oral cavity.
  • To promote clinico-epidemiological cancer research to determine social environmental and genetic factors underlying the high prevalence of these cancers in the country.
  • Undertake research for the development of preventive and therapeutic approaches for prevention/diagnosis of cancer in community settings.
  • Community intervention studies for major cancers through health system research with emphasis on primary and secondary prevention.
  • Augment human resource development in various specialties of oncology through formal and informal training courses and related academic programs.
  • To provide specialized diagnostic referral services

Last updated on 11 October, 2019