Tata Memorial Centre
The Tata Memorial Centre (TMC), comprising the Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) and the Advanced Centre for Training, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC) is the oldest and largest cancer centre in the country. TMC has an annual registration of over 37000 new patients with cancer and caters to patients from all over the country. Based on a “Disease Management Group” concept, evidence based treatment is provided to all patients regardless of their socioeconomic status. Over the years, TMC has been responsible for training a large number of cancer specialists and creating quality human resource for comprehensive cancer management in India. TMC also has a long tradition of high-quality research in basic, translational and clinical research in cancer. Currently, several large practice-changing randomized trials have been completed or are ongoing in breast, oral, esophageal, soft tissue and cervical cancers, addressing important questions in the management of these cancers. TMC is committed to advancing the cause of clinical research in general and cancer research in particular.