MVR Cancer Centre and Research Institute (MVRCCRI) has been established to provide the most advanced cancer care at an affordable cost. MVRCCRI is an initiative of Cancer and Allied Ailments Research (CARE) Foundation, a non-profitable charity organization formed by the Calicut City Service Co-operative Bank in 2011
This eco-friendly, tobacco-free project sprawls over 6 lakh square feet of thoughtfully laid out space in a 17-acre green campus with 30 departments dedicated to comprehensive cancer care.
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To consistently deliver cancer care pioneering new industrial standards & benchmarks in quality.
To be amongst the global leaders in cancer care & research.
To provide care with “Human Touch” without differentiation.
MVR Cancer Centre and Research Institute is committed to providing state-of-the-art cancer care, and to achieve excellence through the implementation of quality and safety standards in compassionate care with an ethical approach. We believe in effective communication, teamwork, and coordination. We are committed to continually improving the quality of services through up-gradation, and constantly review our performance for improvement by motivation and training, to ensure quality care and patient safety, adhering to national and international health care standards.
The logo is inspired by three key elements: Heart, Gifting, and Cancer Awareness. The heart icon stands for love and care. The ribbon signifies the healthcare the hospital delivers. And the ribbon is the universally recognized cancer awareness icon.
- Main divisions: Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Radiation Oncology & Nuclear Medicine
- Advanced machines for PET/CT/Ultrasound scanning and LINAC (linear accelerator with accurate measurement of dose delivery)
- Digital mammography with tomosynthesis for accurate detection of breast cancer
- 12 Bone Marrow Transplant Units
- Recognized as a Scientific & Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, under the Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India.
The hospital employs molecular diagnostics to ensure the most advanced treatments for cancer. In addition to a team of the best research minds in the country, the hospital has also entered into tie-ups with international research institutes to adopt the latest developments. There are some unique initiatives by the hospital as well, as research on the possibility of incorporating Ayurveda into the treatment regime.
Respectfully called MVR, the late MV Raghavan was one of the revolutionary leaders of the Communist movement in Kerala. Born in an ordinary family in Pappinissery, Kannur, his political life began in his early teens. He served two terms as Minister of Co-operation and Ports in Kerala during 1991-1996 and 2001-2006. MVR revolutionized the co-operative sector by taking the people-powered movement to healthcare and education in the State. MV Raghavan realized the role of the co-operative movement in social development and job creation and he was instrumental in setting up various institutions in the state.