About IACR

The INDIAN ASSOCIATION FOR CANCER RESEARCH (IACR) was founded in November 1980 at Mumbai to advance research in all aspects of cancer and promote interaction among scientists in this field from different parts of India. In more than 25 years IACR has made significant achievements both in promoting cancer research, cancer education and awareness. The membership of IACR has been steadily increasing with strength of over 600 life members including 60 overseas members.


IACR's Head Office was located at the Cancer Research Institute, Tata Memorial Centre, Dr. E. Borges Marg, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012. The Cancer Research Institute has moved to Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, and is now called the Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC). The office is now located at ACTREC, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai - 410 210.


To advance research in all aspects of cancer.

To promote interaction among cancer researchers across India and abroad.

To spread awareness about cancer among common people.



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