The MNJ Institute of Oncology & Regional Cancer Centre, which is located at Hyderabad, is one of the finest hospitals in the country that is totally devoted to diagnosis, treatment, and the management of cancer. The hospital, or MNJ, as it is more popularly known as, is the third cancer center to be started in the country and it takes pride in the fact that it has grown by leaps and bounds.
MNJ is a 250 bedded comprehensive tertiary cancer centre, serving not only the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh but also to the neighboring states. MNJ Cancer institute has assumed the social responsibility of providing free treatment to all the Below Poverty Line patients, and all aspects of treatment such as diagnosis, surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy is provided free of cost to them.
The MNJ Institute of Oncology & Regional Cancer Centre, which is situated in the heart of the city, is committed to provide the latest evidence based cancer treatment to the society. It offers the state-of-the-art facilities through use of the most advanced and sophisticated technology. The figures speak out about the popularity of the institute - more than 10,000 new cancer patients are registered per year and more than 110,000 patients come for follow-up every year.
About 1500 major surgeries and 1000 minor surgeries are performed per year and about 300 patients are given Radiotherapy and about 300 patients Chemotherapy every day. More than 1.5 lakh cancer-related investigations are done every year. Statistics reveal that this state Government-run hospital provides surgery, radiotherapy and medical oncology and palliative care services free of cost to all the patients below the poverty line, and these statistics are one of the highest in our country.