Asian Cancer Institute [ACI] formerly known as Asian Institute of Oncology – a dream project of leading Oncology Consultants of the country was conceptualized and came into existence in 2002 at the Wellspring Clinic Piramal Complex, Parel as a day care centre. The project was then shifted to S.L. Raheja Hospital, Mahim, Mumbai in October 2002 with addition of in-patient with surgical facilities and subsequently to Somaiya Ayurvihar, Sion, Mumbai in 2013 with expansion of facilities to its current level and size in collaboration with the Somaiya Medical College This initiative by the country’s best-known names in oncology,strives to strengthen the three pillars of excellence in – “cancer care, research and education”. The establishment of “Somaiya Ayurvihar – Asian Cancer Institute” is an important step in this direction for the Asian Cancer Institute members in collaboration with Somaiya trust of the philanthropist and visionary late Shri Karamshi Jethabhai Somaiya’, the late Dr Shri Shantilaljee Somaiya and the current Chairman Samirbhai Somaiya with his family members.
Asian Cancer Institute [ACI]is also extending its expertise in comprehensive cancer care across the country whereby each center will be supported by the local cancer specialists whose expertise will be reinforced by professional help from the Mumbai Center. The quality services provided at all the centers are at affordable cost. In the eastern part of the country ACI in collaboration with the well reputed AMRI hospitals limited formed AMRI-ACI in Bhubaneshwar for providing quality cancer care as per the standards that prevail at par with ACI, Mumbai.Through this collaboration, a new synergy will be created in medical students of Orissa through their exposure to the best interventions in cancer care.