|Dr BRAIRCH and NCI AIIMS Newsletter|
National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is a specialty tertiary healthcare institute dedicated to cancer care. This is second campus of the AIIMS Delhi located at Jhajjar, Haryana.
National Cancer Institute is one of the largest public funded health care projects in independent India costing nearly 2035 crore rupees.
The institute is envisaged to bridge the gap in cancer healthcare, providing state-of-art facility to patients and play a pioneering role in the field of translational research.
It will concentrate on various unanswered questions through research prevention, early diagnosis and management of Indian cancers like the oral cancers, gall bladder cancers, cervical cancers etc.
Apex Centre for Translational Research in Prevention & Care for India Centric Cancers.
It is largest Public Funded Hospital Project at Rs 2035 Crores.
NCI is set in 60 acres within the Jhajjar campus of AIIMS and 2.5 Lakh Sq Meter built-up area. The National Cancer Institute has 700+ beds dedicated for cancer prevention, care and research, 350+ dwelling units and 600+ hostel rooms for doctors and staff . 3000+ career opportunities to tap the best brains in oncology. Dedicated PI based labs, tissue/bio-banking banking facility, etc.
National Cancer Institute has one of Asia’s 1st fully automated core-lab
Bhoomi pujan of NCI was performed by Hon’ble Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare on 12 th December, 2015.National Cancer Institute started with phase-I on December 2018 consisting of 250 beds, OPD and OT. In March 2019, services of Radiation Oncology and Nuclear Medicine began.
State of the art Medical Equipment & Facilities in plan.
Fully paperless ICU and OT System.
India’s 1st Public Sector Proton Facility which is a new paradigm in the treatment of cancer patients in the country with fully integrated and is well equipped with cutting edge technology
Modular 25 OT, 04 PET Scanners, 02 MRI Scanners, 05 Linear Accelerator, Intra-OP RT Facility, Oncology Emergency, 60 Intensive Care beds, 03 Brachytherapy, 20 Bedded Nuclear Medicine, 40 Bedded Palliative Care Unit with 14 PI Labs and approximately 500,000 patients in a year
National Cancer Institute comprises of 6 blocks: Hospital block (area -56324 Sqm), OPD block (area- 11252.26 sqm) which has 60+ consultant rooms along with waiting area for 1200 people, Diagnostic block and animal house(area -17757 sqm) consisting state-of-art Core Lab Facility & Animal house with nude mice facility, Administration & Research block (area- 14713 sqm) with Bio-Bank facility for sorting tissue samples for research purposes, Academic block & Research block (area- 13669 sqm) which comprises 12 PI based Research lab and Auditorium of 450 capacity, Guest House block with residential facilities (area- 7653 sqm) with approx. 90 rooms along with cafeteria, gymnasium, and seminar room etc
NCI is also collaborating with Department of AYUSH for research into the role of Indian Systems of Medicine in prevention and cure of cancers. NCI is collaborating with the National Institute of Cancer of USA, La Foundaton De I’ Academie de Medicine of France, Barts Cancer Institute in Queen Mary University of London in UK and many more national and international organizations to carry out high quality research