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Preventive Oncology Services

Cancer is one of the Leading causes of death in India. It is estimated that there are nearly 2.72 million (27 Lakh) cancer cases at any given point of time, with over 13.2 lakh new cases and more than 8.5 lakh deaths occurring every year due to this disease. (Globocan 2020)

5 MOST COMMON CANCERS IN INDIA (*Source Globocan 2018)
Males Females
Lip & Oral Cavity Breast
Lung Cervix uteri
Stomach Ovary
Colorectum Lip & Oral Cavity
Esophagus Colorectum

Over 70% of cases report in advanced stage of the disease, resulting in poor survival. The only way to win battle against cancer is through Prevention & Early Detection. Preventive oncology embraces measures that may be taken to prevent the development or progression of malignant disease. Healthy lifestyle holds the key to cancer prevention. Up to 40% of all cancers can be prevented by avoiding tobacco and adopting other healthy habits. Regular screening helps detect many cancers in early stages, when they can be treated successfully. Department of Preventive Oncology primarily focuses on creating awareness among the public about the need to screen for early detection of cancer. Department provides screening for three most common cancers (Breast, Cervix, and Oral cancers) at highly subsidized rates in the OPD and totally free of cost through community based cancer detection camps. If clinically or through test report we detect any pre-cancerous case in adopted locations.

Scope of Preventive Services

  • Awareness Programs
  • Screening Camps
  • OPD
  • Cancer Screening
  • General Health Packages
  • Tobacco cessation counseling


Our Objectives

  • Increase awareness among people about cancer and the associated myths
  • Early detection of signs & symptom of common cancers – Oral, Breast & Cervical
  • Provide necessary treatment of cancers after detection
  • Decrease the incidence of common cancers from the society
  • Improve overall health of the community
  • Collaborate with the various NGO’s to increase reach to the community

Our Activities on Special Days

Beside regular free camps about 10-12/month RGCIRC uses the platform of these special days to create awareness among masses.

  • World Cancer Day – 4th February
  • International women’s Day – 8th March
  • World No Tobacco Day – 31st May
  • National Cancer Awareness Day – 7th November
  • Cancer Awareness lectures for staff and patients attendants are conducted on above days.
  • Month of October is observed as breast cancer awareness month in RGCIRC and free clinical breast examination and mammography at nominal rate is carried out.
  • Month of November is observed as cervical cancer awareness month and free Pap smear is done in November month.

Camps are also arranged regularly at schools, colleges, corporate offices, RWA’s etc. to create awareness about regular screening & early detection of cancer.

What we Offer ?

  • Tobacco Cessation Services
  • Genetic Specific Screening
  • Annual Screening for Cancer




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Our Locations
  • Sir Chotu Ram Marg, Sector – 5, Rohini Institutional Area, Rohini, New Delhi, Delhi – 110085, India

    +91-11-47022222 | Fax +91 11 27051037

  • Squadron Leader Mahender Kumar Jain Marg, Block K, Niti Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110049

    +91-11-45822222 / +91-11-45822200

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