The Sir Dorabji Tata Trust commissioned the Tata Memorial Hospital as an assignment for issue for the Indian folks and a centre with enduring worth.
As a leader research institute the Indian Cancer Research Centre was created in 1952 – called the Cancer Research Institute (CRI). In 1957 the Tata Memorial Hospital was taken over by the Ministry of Health. Cancer Research Institute and the Tata Memorial Hospital united as both arms of the Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) as a classic example augmented with mandate by Government support in Cancer.
The Tata Memorial Centre is a recognized training center for research and cancer instruction by international and national organizations such as IAEA, WHO and UICC. Tata Memorial Hospital is a postgraduate teaching center and is affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, National Board of Examinations and the University of Mumbai. Every year about 80 postgraduate students enroll or Doctorate classes with the Center. There are about 400 pupils currently getting training annually and non-medical disciplines in short term and long classes.
- Among the areas of specialty of the hospital is in treating acute lymphoblastic leukemia (A.L.L).
- The hospital promises to treat and heal 99% of the A.L.L patients.
- Every year almost 30,000 new patients see with the practices from throughout nearby states and India.
- Almost receive primary care at the Hospital. Patients attend the OPD for follow up treatment or for medical advice, all-inclusive care.
- Almost 8500 significant surgeries are performed per annum and 5000 patients treated with Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy per annum in multidisciplinary programmes delivering recognized treatments.