About “Cancer Institute WIA, Chennai”
- Also known as Adyar Cancer Institute, Cancer Institute (WIA) became the Regional Cancer Centre in 1974.
- In 1974, it was declared as “Centre of Excellence” by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
- The hospital has many firsts in its credit, including
- In 1956, first cobalt-60 teletherapy unit in the entire South East Asia was installed at the Institute.
- In 1970, the first medical oncology unit in the country started functioning at the Cancer Institute (WIA).
- In 1976, the hospital has introduced the first linear accelerator in India.
- In 2009, the first Rapid Arc Therapy facility in India.
- It has a first medical school in India which offers degrees in various sub-specialties of oncology by Medical Council of India.
TEAM AND SPECIALITIES
- The hospital was founded by Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy – India’ first woman medical graduate.
- The Institute has hospital, research division, division of preventive oncology and college of oncological sciences.
- Of the 535 beds, 40% are paying beds and remaining are general beds where patients are boarded free of cost.
Chennai International Airport, Chennai
- Distance: 11 KMs
- Time: 22 Minutes
Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi
- Distance: 2200 KMs
- Time: 3 Hours (By flight)
- Distance: 3 KMs
- Time: 9 Minutes
No: 38, Sardar Patel Road, Adyar,
Chennai Tamil Nadu 600020.
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- TV in room
- Private rooms
- Free Wifi
- Phone in Room
- Mobility accessible rooms
- Family accommodation
- Welcome Package
- Safe in the room
- Nursery / Nanny services
- Dry cleaning
- Personal assistance / Concierge
- Religious facilities
- Business centre services
- Dedicated smoking areas
- Special offer for group stays
- Parking available
- Health insurance coordination
- Medical travel insurance
- Foreign currency exchange
- Credit Card
- Debit Card
- Diet on Request
- International Cuisine
- Medical records transfer
- Online doctor consultation
- Document legalisation
- Post operative followup
- Translation services
- Airport pickup
- Local tourism options
- Local transportation booking
- Visa / Travel office
- Car Hire
- Private driver / Limousine services
- Shopping trip organisation