Cancer Hospital In India

BIACH&RI firmly believes that Medical Education & research as well as high quality clinical services are the necessary components of a reputed Medical Institution. The doctors, Nurses and paramedical staff during their training in various authorized courses available in academic units of the Institute support clinical services during their training and help to meet the requirements of the Institute after completion of their training and degree/diploma. With this in view, BIACH&RI has obtained necessary authorization/accreditation for post graduate diploma super-specialty/general specialty courses for post graduate/graduate doctors, nurses and paramedical staff.

A well equipped in-house research lab working in tandem with clinicians has added advantage of ready availability of research medium in the form of tissue and other human samples as also the observations, insight and knowledge of clinicians obtained during their day to day medical work. It can help in giving leads to new research projects towards discoveries of new drugs or/and diagnostic and treatment modalities.


Basavatarakam Indo-American Cancer Hospital and Research Institute is authorized by National Board of Examination (NBE), New Delhi for the following DNB programmes to provide super specialty/broad specialty courses to the Post Graduate/Graduate doctors. BICH&RI’s quality of academic programmes has achieved high acclaim from both the academic fraternity and the medical community and is choice campus of most doctors with high ranks in the eligibility examinations by NBE..

Courses available are:

S.No DNB – Speciality Seats Eligibility Duration
01 DNB Programme in Surgical Oncology(Super specialty) TWO MS Gen.Surg. CET-SS pass 3 Yrs
02 DNB Programme in Medical Oncology(Super specialty) TWO MD Gen.Med. CET-SS pass 3 Yrs
03 DNB Programme in Radio Therapy( Radiation Oncology )
(Broad specialty)
Primary – ONE
Secondary – ONE
MBBS with CET pass 3 Yrs
2 Yrs
04 DNB Programme in Pathology (Broad specialty) Primary – TWO
Secondary – TWO
MBBS with CET pass 3 Yrs
2 Yrs
  • Regular Morning academic sessions on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in the auditorium.
  • Regular Journal club & seminars.
  • Tumor Board is on every Wednesday
  • Intra Departmental group discussions and classes on Fridays.
  • Central Library facility available with internet and online library (Clinical key) facility.
  • Single/married accommodation for all DNB Students.

All admissions are only through counseling at National Board of Examinations, New Delhi
For further information please Contact:
040- 23550967 / 23551235, Extn: 2335, 2336,
M: 9848012757, 9000922145.

School of Nursing

Indo American School of Nursing

Indo American School of Nursing is one of the best schools of nursing and an affiliate in 2003 of Nandamuri Basavatarakam Indo-American Cancer Hospital and Research Institute located in the sprawling eco friendly and serene campus at road no. 14, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, India.

The institute was inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister Sri Atal Behari Vajpayee on 22nd June, 2000. And is fully functional since then.

The Management has succeeded in bringing the latest technology in the management of cancer to Hyderabad on par with that anywhere in the world. The institute has facilities for Radiation Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Medical Oncology and Paediatric Oncology under one roof well supported by Departments of Radiology, Pathology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Gastroenterology, Transfusion Medicine, Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation.

Through Hyderabad boasts of latest medical technology, unfortunately there is a big vacuum concerned with the human resources to utilize the same effectively. The success of any institute, especially so in case of medicine, depends on the men working behind the machines.

Today In any health care establishment, the need for well trained paramedical staff and nurses is essential is highly felt as that of the doctors.


Indo American school of Nursing offers a 3 year GNM(General Nursing & Mid wifery) diploma programme . with 2 years of post diploma work in our hospital will give opportunity as Cancer care nurse.


1. The courses are open to all candidates of all castes and religions from all parts of India between the age group of 17 and 25 years.

2. The candidate should be single and possess good health.

3. The candidate should have passed XII class/PDC/Intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent examination in science group/any group.

4. Good knowledge of English is essential and students must be prepared to learn local languages like Telugu/Hindi.

Excellence in Training

The school takes responsibility to develop its students as professional nurses to care for individuals and society during illness and wellness and to be responsible individuals and good citizens.

The students are provided with excellent training with the best General Nursing course with special focus on Oncology care through Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital & Research Institute, the parent hospital and it’s tie ups with other hospitals. Well thought out tie-ups ensure that students get wider perspective of nursing care under different specialties.

Following is the list of tie ups

  • Institute of Mental Health, Erragadda
  • Govt. Maternity Hospital, Petlaburz
  • ENT Hospital, Koti
  • Sarojini devi Eye Hospital, Mehdipatnam
  • Niloufer Hospital for women and children, Red Hills
  • Rural Health Training at Patancheru Rural Health Center
  • Osmania General Hospital

Excellent results obtained by the Nursing student consistently since beginning are the clear testimony of the excellent quality of training provided at this school. It has a 100% placement record for its students including placements in top hospitals in India and abroad.


Indo American school of Nursing was established in the year 2003 and is recognized by the Andhra Pradesh nursing counsel as well as the Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi. With an intake of 45 students.

Indo American School of Nursing is recognized by the Indian Nursing Council,New Delhi vide file No.02/JUL/2006-INC and A.P.Nursing and Midwifery Council,Hyderabad vide No.APNMC/GNT/3994/2003


The school aims to deliver top quality of nursing and midwifery training through skill oriented programs.


An Excellent Hostel facility is available for students with in the hospital premises. Special attention is taken to ensure safe and healthy stay for students.


The Institute is located on Road No.14, Banjara Hills, in the centre of Hyderabad city, well connected to the prime areas in the twin cities. It is only 3 kms from the busy Punjagutta Junction, 22 kms from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport and hardly 10 kms from Hyderabad & Secunderabad railway stations. All modes of road transportation are available to the hospital from various parts of the city.


IVY Dias

Principal / Correspondent

Indo-American School of Nursing,

C/o. IV BLOCK, Academics

Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital & Research Institute,

Road No.14, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad.

Can be contacted for any further details through telephone:


Fax: 91-40-23542120 | E-mail:

College of Nursing

Indo American School of Nursing


Indo-American College of Nursing is being established with a philosophy to educate and train nurses on a higher level and on a wider basis not only with regard to quality of nursing practice service and nursing education but also with the human values and vision to meet the changing health needs of the society.

The programme will prepare Competent Leaders (Nursing Staff) capable of creative and pioneer work for the progress in the field of nursing profession.


To prepare First Level Nurse Managers who can give quality nursing care in promotion of health care delivery system and take up the responsibility in Nursing Service, Education and Research.


The Hospital and College are housed in a vast eco-friendly campus with excellent ambience on Road No. 14, Banjara Hills, in the heart of Hyderabad City, where a scenery can be viewed in front-KBR International Park. It is well connected to the prime areas in the twin cities i.e. Hyderabad and Secunderabad. It is only 3 Kms from the busy Punjagutta Junction, 20 Kms from Rajiv Gandhi Intenational Airport and hardly 10 Kms from Hyderabad and Secunderabad Railway Stations. All modes of road transportation are available to the institution from various parts of the city.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing i.e BSc. Nursing Degree Course will be totally 4 years including 6 months of internship prescribed by Indian Nursing Council (INC), New Delhi.

Approval and Affiliation

Indo-American College of Nursing is approved by Indian Nursing Council and AP State Nursing Council and affiliated to Dr N. T. R. University of Health Sciences.

Course Curriculum

The details of the course content are as follows

First Year

1. Nursing Foundations

2. Anatomy

3. Physiology

4. Nutrition

5. Bio-Chemistry

6. Psychology

7. Microbiology

8. English

9. Introduction to Computers

Second Year

1. Sociology

2. Pharmacology

3. Pathology

4. Genetics

5. Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatrics) - 1

6. Community Health Nursing - I

7. Communication and Educational Technology

Third Year

1. Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatrics) II

2. Child Health Nursing

3. Mental Health Nursing

4. Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing

Fourth Year

1. Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing

2. Community Health Nursing-II

3. Nursing Research & Statistics

4. Management of Nursing Services and Education


Each student should undergo the practical training in wards based on the following subjects

1. Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing

5 weeks

2. Community Health Nursing

4 weeks

3. Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult and geriatric)

9 weeks

4. Child Health

3 weeks

5. Mental Health

2 weeks

6. Research Project

1 week

  • 1.Internship means 8 hours of integrated clinical duties in which 2 weeks of evening and night shift duties are included.
  • 2.Fourth year final examination to be held only after completing internship.

Rules & Regulations for BSc (n)

For College

1. All students admitted in the college must observe the rules and regulations that may be framed from time to time by the college authorities.

2. All students are expected to maintain absolute self-discipline in the college campus.

3. Student should comply with the grooming standards of the college.

4. Students must respect and be obedient to all members of the staff as well as managing authorities of the college. The management has every right to ask the students to discontinue the course on the basis of absenteeism and indiscipline behavior.

5. Students should carry their identity cards at all times and produce the same when required.

6. Each student is responsible for the proper handling and safe custody of any apparatus or equipment that she may be using. In case of any damage or loss to the college property through misuse or negligence, the student shall have to pay the cost of repair or replacement.

7. The students should present themselves in their respective classrooms/ laboratories 5 minutes before the commencement of the lecture/ demonstration. Every student will have to attend all theory and practical classes. They are not supposed to leave the college premises without permission of the Principal. In case of illness, permission will have to be obtained from the Principal for obtaining leave.

8. Students are advised not to proceed on leave without permission of the Principal, otherwise they will have to pay Rs. 100/- per day during the period of their unauthorized leave. They will have to report daily at college roll call.

9. All dues should be cleared before the examination.

10. Use of cell phones, pagers etc., is not allowed inside the college campus.

11. The Principal of the college reserves the right to rusticate any student found indulging in acts prejudicial to the interest of the college or involved in gross indiscipline or immoral acts.

12. Students are instructed to keep their rooms clean and tidy. Warden of the hostel may check the rooms at any time. If found guilty, the erring student may be warned or punished.

For Hostel

1. Joining the mess of the hostel is compulsory.

2. Students are instructed to keep their rooms clean and tidy.

3. Students should not keep any medicines in their rooms except during illness.

4. No visitors should be entertained by the students during college hours without the permission of the concerned authority.

5. Parents/ guardians of the students are permitted to meet the students during the prescribed visiting hours. All Saturdays from 1 PM to 6 PM and all Sundays from 10 AM to 6 PM.

6. In case of appointment of local guardians, their entire personal data along with photograph will have to be submitted.

7. Students shall not accept any gifts or money from patients or their relatives or sponsors or visitors for any service or favour.

8. An outgoing and incoming register will be kept with the warden at the hostel. Each student must enter when going out and coming in individually.

Other Information


  • It is expected that once a student is admitted, she will complete the course . In case the parents/guardian finds it necessary to withdraw his/her ward shall inform the management in writing. Before release of a student from the college, the guardian will have to clear the dues in terms of the agreement executed at the time of the student's admission.
  • The students are expected to follow the rules of the college, hostel and mess. Failure to do so will lead to disciplinary action.
  • Students are advised not to keep gold/silver jewellery or valuables with them and management is not responsible for the loss or theft of any item.
  • When students are posted within or outside for project experience and field work, expenses shall be borne by the students.

Closure of Admissions

  • Admissions shall stand closed within 2 months from the date of commencement of the course. The duration of the course shall be calculated from the date of commencement of the course without any reference to the date of joining of any individual.
  • If candidate is absent for more than 30 days without sanction of leave, she shall be treated as deemed to have discontinued.

Anti Ragging Act

  • Ragging is prohibited in the Educational Institutions in the State of Andhra Pradesh, vide Act No. 26 of 1997 dated 21.08.1997.


Documents To Be Submitted Along With The Application

  1. 1.A Demand Draft or Cash Receipt for Rs 500/- (Rupees Five Hundred Only) towards registration, which will not be refunded. Demand Draft should be obtained in favour of Smt NBTR Memorial Cancer Foundation, Hyderabad.
  2. 2.Attested true copy of marks memo of intermediate.
  3. 3.Attested true copy of Study Certificate of Intermediate course issued by the Institution where last studied.
  4. 4.Attested true copy of Bonafide/ Study Certificate for 7 years from the heads of Institutions or Residence Certificate in case of transfer.
  5. 5.Attested true copies of Conduct and Character Certificates.
  6. 6.Attested true copy of Social Status/ Caste Certificate in the prescribed format in case of BC, SC and ST candidates.
  7. 7.Attested true copy of Proof of date of birth (X Class Certificate)
  8. 8.All Original Certificates of the selected students will be retained by the institution till the completion of course and the bond period.


A. Eligibility

The candidate should have completed 17 years and must not exceed 35 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission. SC/ST candidates can have relaxation in age as per INC norms.

  1. 1.The candidate should have passed Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (12 years course) or Senior School Certificate Examination (10+2), pre Degree Examination or an equivalent with 12 years schooling from a recognized board or university with minimum of 40% aggregate marks.
  2. 2.The candidate should be medically fit and should not suffer from any chronic illnesses like Epilepsy (Fits), Cardiac (Heart) problems, Nervous Problems, Deafness, Blindness, Dumbness etc. and Psychiatric (mental) problems and any major physical disability.
  3. 3.Should go for medical examination.

B. Selection

Selection of the candidates will be based on the merit of the entrance examination followed by personal interview by the selection committee.

C. Procedure -

  1. 1. A student seeking admission should obtain an application form for registration and a prospectus against the payment of Rs. 100/- in person and Rs 150/- by post and Registration Fees Rs 500/- (All DDs to be drawn in favour of Indo-American College of Nursing, Hyderabad) for Management Seats.
  2. 2.Application forms are available at our institution in Hyderabad on all working days between 9 AM to 5 PM.
  3. 3.The total no. of seats are 50 per year.
  4. 4.Once application form is submitted, no alterations will be allowed thereafter.
  5. 5.All admissions are provisional subject to the verification of original documents and medical examination conducted by college authorities.
  6. 6.In case the information furnished in certificates etc. submitted are found to be false or the candidate is found to have withheld or concealed any information in her application form, she shall be removed from the college rolls and fees deposited by her shall be forfeited.
Research & Development


To be an Effective World Class clinical and Translational Cancer Research center to Further the Drive Against Cancer


• To make effective and significant contributions towards fight against cancer

• Develop newer and better strategies to identify cancer susceptible population to intervene and treat cancer patients so as to alleviate their pain and suffering.

• Develop and innovate cancer preventative strategies

• Uncovering anti-cancer properties of bioactive compounds and discover novel, effective anti-cancer drugs (with no/less side effects) using RNAi/ miRNA based approaches and adapting stem cell based adjuvant therapies.

• Developing/ adopting emerging molecular and biochemical diagnostic, prognostic, drug efficacy and drug toxicity tests based on pharmcogenetics/pharmacogenomics/proteomic approaches.

• Identifying extrinsic/ lifestyle factors that contribute to carcinogenesis, to develop cancer prevention strategies.

• Actively participating in the research activities of the scientific community that is spearheading war against cancer.

• Motivate and orienting life sciences and medical students towards Cancer Research.

• Actively pursuing collaborations with the institutes and organizations with activities in synergy with BICH&RI’s activities.

• Bringing awareness about cancer prevention


• The research will be carried out with Integrity, Commitment and Diligence.

• The research priorities of the institute will be governed by National priorities and Global concerns, particularly related to Cancer.

• The institute shall foster creativity to innovate.

Guiding Principles:

F.A.C.T and P.A.R

FACT: Functional, Accountable, Commitment and Trust and Transparency

PAR: Precise, Accurate and Reproducible

Research Strengths

1) DSIR recognized SIRO

2) Federal Grants:

A) Currently Funded Projects:

1) ICMR grant (3 Year grant; ~ Rs; 50,000, 00)

2) DST Young Investigator grant (3 Year grant, ~ Rs. 18,000,00).

B) Projects with grants in pipeline

1. ICMR grant (3 Year grant~ Rs. 80, 000,00).

Concept proposal approved by ICMR. Full proposal is being prepared for submission.

2. DST grant (3year grant ~ Rs. 40,000,00)

3. DBT grant (2 years-Rs. 2,00,000,00) .

Major Research Activities

Conducting Research related to;

• Gene expression (mRNA), regulators (Boundary Elements, miRNA) and polymorphisms, and gene abnormalities in relation to Cancer.

• Data which is being acquired is likely to be applied for Federal and philanthropic funds that foster collaborations between Research Institutes and Commercial Organizations.

• Investigating the anti-cancer potential of signalling molecules and commonly used dietary ingredients

• Modulating pathways to enhance presence of pro-apoptotic molecules, decrease the levels of ROS/pro-inflammatory molecules.

• Altering cell surface glycoconjugates

• Adapting Cancer Centric Genetic Tests for the benefit of the patients and to put the BIACH&RI at a different league.

• Exploring ways to introduce new ideas that will cater to the National health care initiatives.

Clinically Oriented Research:

• Cancer centric genetic tests were set up (BRCA 1, BRCA 2, CYP2D6, k-RAS, RET etc.,) for clinical setting.

• A detailed proposal for setting up comprehensive cancer genetics clinic was submitted.

• Staff members were trained for cancer centric genetic tests at ‘Advanced Centre for Treatment Research & Education in Cancer’, Navi Mumbai.

Cancer Awareness & Preventative Initiatives:

Presentations at various societies and academic institutes.

Authored a booklet titles “Plastics, Friend or Foe or Both?”

Publications in Peer Reviewed International Journals

• Sarika Daripally; Sateesh Nallapalle; Saritha Katta and Vidudala V.T.S Prasad (2015) Susceptibility to oral cancers with CD95 and CD95L promoter SNPs may vary with the site and gender. Tumor Biology DOI 10.1007/s13277-015-3516 (In Press).

• Nallapalle Sateesh, Daripally S and Prasad, V., (2014) Promoter polymorphism of FASL confers protection against female-specific cancers and those of FAS impact the cancers divergently. Tumor Biol. 36(4):2709-2724. DOI: 10.1007/s13277-014-2896-7 PMID: 25472583.

• Prasad and Padma (2012), 12-Lipoxygenase heterozygosity (QQ versus QR); risk of thyroid and colorectal cancer, Familial Cancer 11, 615-621.

• Prasad et al., (2011) Association of a Functional Polymorphism (Gln261Arg) in 12-Lipoxygenase with Breast Cancer, Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine, 2, 317-323.

• Prasad and Harpreet (2011), MTHFR gene mutation (C677T) in colorectal cancer, thyroid cancer, ovarian cancer and cervical cancer. Onkologie 2011; 34: 422-426. Cited over 45 times.

Presentations & Awards

• 25 presentations were made at National and International Conferences.


Four oral/posters were selected as the Best Presentations:

• Identification of Potential DNA Elements that may Regulate Sphingolipid Metabolizing Enzymes and Ceramide Transport Protein Using Bioinformatics Tools. *Saritha Katta, Srivani N.L.S.S, Sarika Daripally and Vidudala V.T.S Prasad, 2014, Global Cancer Conference, Hyd.

• Haplotype analysis of TP53 in oral cancer patients. Srivani et al., 2014, Global Cancer Conference, Hyd.

• Inactivating mutations of DPYD and its clinical implications. Sarika et al., 2012, Emerging Trends in Biotechnolgy, ANU, Guntur.

• Functional mutation (1522L) of CASP10 and Cancer, 2012, Vidya and Prasad Emerging Trends in Biotechnolgy, ANU, Guntur.

CLINICAL TRIALS Site Name: Basavatarakam Indo-American Cancer Hospital and Research Institute.

List of studies in 2014 and 2015


Protocol ID


(company name/ CRO)

Organ and Principal Investigator

Study status



International (BIOCAD)

Metastatic breast cancer

PI: Dr. Senthil J Rajappa




International (Novartis)

Metastatic breast cancer

PI: Dr.Senthil J Rajappa




International (Mylan/INC Research)

Metastatic breast cancer

PI: Dr. A. Santa




International (Dr.Reddy’s/Quintiles)

Diffuse large B-cell Lymphoma

PI: Dr. MVT Krishna Mohan




National (Hetero/Lambda)

Diffuse large B-cell Lymphoma

PI: Dr. MVT Krishna Mohan




International (Ipsen Pharma/Theorem)

Carcinoid Syndrome

PI: Dr. MVT Krishna Mohan




National (Hetero/Cliantha)

Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

PI: Dr.MVT Krishna Mohan




International (Novartis)

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer(ALK Positive)

PI: Dr. Senthil J Rajappa





Follicular Lymphoma

PI: Dr.Senthil.J.Rajappa




International (Boehringer Ingelheim)

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer(EGFR Mutations)

PI: Dr. Senthil J Rajappa




International (Sun Pharmaceuticals/MTR)

Metastatic breast cancer/Advanced ovarian cancer

PI: Dr. A. Santa




National (Biocon/Clinigene)

Metastatic Colorectal Cancer(Serum Sample)

PI: Dr. Senthil J Rajappa

About to Close Out



International (PRA Health)

Narcotic Study

PI: Dr.G.Durga Prasad




International (Roche)

Metastatic Breast Cancer

PI: Dr. Senthil J Rajappa

Close out



International (PRA

Health )

Narcotic study

PI: Dr.G.Durga Prasad




National (Dr. Reddy’s/Quintiles)

Diffuse large B-cell Lymphoma (Retrospective)

PI: Dr.MVT Krishna Mohan

Close out



National (QPS Bio-serve)

Bio-Equivalence (Capecitabine)

PI: Dr.V.Sudhakar Kumar




International (BIOCAD)

Non Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

PI: Dr. A. Santa

Approved in Sep2013 but yet to be start



International(Infinitus/Kentron) Biotech

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

PI: Dr.G.Durga Prasad



The following Paramedical courses are conducted regularly by the institute the courses are recognized by the AP Paramedical Board – APPMB , Diploma in Radio Therapy Technician Course is recognized by

S.No Course Eligibility Duration
01 Diploma in Radio Therapy Technician Course Inter – Science 2 yrs
02 Diploma in Medical Lab Technician Course Inter – Science 2 yrs
03 Diploma in Medical Imaging Technician Course Inter – Science 2 yrs
04 Diploma in Anaesthesia Technician Course Inter – Science 2 yrs