The mission of the GCRI is to provide state-of-the art diagnostic and therapeutic services to the patients of all types of origin and financial background suffering from cancer. Its scope also encompasses registering the tumor burden in the population, prevention through awareness drives, solving local medical problems through research and training of medical students as well as imparting knowledge to the medical fraternity.
To fulfil the mission, GCRI
Conducts OPD and indoor activities for diagnosis, staging, treatment and monitoring disease progress.
Renders free or subsidized treatment to needy patients without any distinction of caste, creed or religion.
Provides training to new generation of doctors as well as practicing fraternity.
Offers unique experimental and research-oriented diagnosis and treatment services to test new forms of diagnosis and therapy in order to improve quality of life and expected survival of those afflicted with cancer.
Organizes public education programmes, the diagnostic and blood donation camps, conferences and other scientific meets.
Displays a permanent Cancer Awareness and Anti-tobacco exhibition and arranges other preventive efforts.
Runs instruction based Hospice Centre, Home-Hospice Services and Rehabilitation Service.