Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute (Regional Cancer Centre), Guwahati



 Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute (Regional Cancer Centre), Guwahati


Established: 6th August 1980

Afflicted: Srimanta Shankardeva University of Health Sciences

Brief History:Dr. Bhubaneswar Borooah Cancer Institute (BBCI) was set up by a voluntary organization called ‘Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Society Trust’. Dr. Bhubaneswar Borooah (4th September 1893 – 25th September 1956) was a great physician, freedom fighter and philanthropist of Assam. In 1958 at a public meeting in Guwahati, a decision was taken to set up a cancer hospital at Guwahati to commemorate the memory of Dr. Bhubaneswar Borooah.The Institute was formally inaugurated on 18th November 1973 and became operational from 1974. The Institute was recognized as Regional Cancer Centre by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India in the year 1980. On 6th of August, 1986 the Institute was handed over to the Government of Assam by the B Borooah Cancer Society Trust retaining its autonomy


Contact Information:
Phone : +91-361-2472366,2472636,2472364
Fax : 91-361-2472636

E-mail : bbci_info@yahoo.co.in / info@bbcionline.org

Course Name

Annual Intake (Seats)

DM – Oncology


M.Ch – Surgical Oncology


MD – Radiotherapy


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