ABOUT US

Dr. Bhubaneswar Borooah

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. Late Debendra Nath Sarma was the Founder President and Late Dr. Kanak Chandra Borooah, illustrious brother of Dr. Bhubaneswar Borooah was the Founder Secretary. Late Bimala Prasad Chaliha, Mahendra Mohan Choudhury, Bishnuram Medhi, Dr. Ghanashyam Das, Dr Birendra Nath Choudhury and many others worked relentlessly for the development of the Institute since its inception.

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. The First Tripartite Agreement for revitalization of the Institute involving the North Eastern Council, Government of Assam and the Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India became operational from November 1989. This tripartite arrangement for funding and management of the Institute continued till 2017. On the request of the then Chief Minister of Assam Shri Tarun Gogoi and the present Chief Minister of Assam Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, the Cabinet Committee on Security under the Chairmanship of the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi on 7th of June 2017 approved taking over of Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati by Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India as Grant-in-Aid Institute and as a unit of Tata Memorial Centre (Mumbai). The Institute was formally taken over by Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India on 27th November 2017 as a unit of Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai.

The Institute is located at Gopinath Nagar, Guwahati, Assam in a plot of land covering an area of 14.2 acres (43 bighas). About 12,000 new and 80,000 old cancer patients visit the Institute every year. It is a 230-bedded Hospital at present. There are 100 bedded (general) and one 27 bedded executive guest houses for patients & relatives inside the hospital premises. The Institute also has residential campus for the employees. The Institute has started private OPD from 1st January 2017.

A DBT Centre for Molecular Biology and Cancer Research was started in February 2010. The Institute has Population and Hospital Based Cancer Registry under National Cancer Registry Programme of Indian Council of Medical Research. It is involved in many research projects at present.

The Institute conducts MD in Radiotherapy, M.Ch in Surgical Oncology, DM in Medical Oncology, 2 Years Post Graduate Fellowship Programme in Head & Neck Oncology, Gynaecologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Medical Oncology and Onco-Pathology in collaboration with Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Ph.D, M.Sc in Radiological Physics and many other paramedical courses are conducted by BBCI which are affiliated to Srimanta Sankardeva University of Health Sciences, Assam and Gauhati University.

For clinical, academic and research collaboration, Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute has signed memorandum of understanding with the Dutch School of Gynaecologic Oncology and Pelvic Surgery, Netherlands, Manitoba University, Canada, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Indo-American Cancer Institute, Hyderabad, Institute of Advance Study in Science & Technology, Assam Down Town University. The Institute has more than 200 research publications in national and international journals. The Institute has residential accommodation for employees and hostel for post graduate students. It also has a digital library.

The Department of Radiotherapy has 4 linear accelerators with IMRT, IGRT, VMAT, 6FFF, SRS/SRT, 1 conventional and 1 CT Simulator, 1 HDR Brachytherapy and 3 Computerised Treatment Planning Systems. The Department of Radio-diagnosis has one 64 slice CT Scan, 1.5 Tesla MRI, mammography, Digital X-ray, C-Arm X-ray, Computerised Radiography System, PACS, 2 high-end ultrasound and 1 RFA. The Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging has 1 dual head Spect Gamma Camera machine and 3-bedded high-dose radio-isotope therapy ward. The Institute has well equipped Pathology laboratory with facilities for frozen section, immunohistochemistry, immune diagnostic system and blood bank with component separation. The Surgical Oncology Department is well equipped with 5 modern operation theatres with laser surgery, operative micro surgery, CUSA and other facilities. There is a 26 bedded day care chemotherapy ward in addition to indoor beds. The Institute is soon going to acquire a PET-CT facility.

The Institute has a Palliative Medicine and Preventive Oncology department. Various recreational programmes like sight-seeing, musical & cultural programmes, meditation and yoga are regularly conducted by BBCI. Home Care service for terminally ill cancers in the city of Guwahati was introduced in the year 2017. All the OPD patients are provided free lunch under ANNAKUT scheme. There are provision for free treatment to poor cancer patients under various schemes of Govt. of Assam and Govt. of India.

The Institute in collaboration with St. Jude’s India is going to start a home for paediatric cancer patients from November 2018. M.Sc in Cancer Biology and one year Diploma in Oncology Nursing will be started from the Academic Session 2018. A new pharmacy with highly subsidised medicine will be started soon.

WHAT'S NEW

Revised Tender Notice for supply of Desktop PC with Keyboard, Mouse and Monitor, Printer cum Scanner and UPS at Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Time Extension Notice for Supply of IHC Antibodies at Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Time Extension Notice for Supply and Installation of Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 Professional with Licence at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Advertisement for walk-in-interview for the post of Secretarial Assistant at Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati  New

List of Selected candidate for the contractual post of Dentist for 'MRC Oral Cancer Screening Trial' at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

List of Selected candidate for the contractual post of Health Worker and Community Mobiliser for 'MRC Oral Cancer Screening Trial' at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute   New

NIT for supply and installation of Bone & Muscle Cutting Equipment at Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute   New

List of short Listed Candidates for Interview on 20.10.2021 Based on the MCQ Test for the Posts of Health Workers/ Community Mobiliser For "MRC Oral Cancer Screening Trial" Held on 19.10.2021 at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute   New

Revised Tender Document for supply of Linear Accelerator against NIT No.BBCI-TMC/Equip-432/NIT/1688/2021 dtd.02.06.2021   New

Corrigendum against NIT No.BBCI-TM/Equip-432/NIT/1688/2021 dtd.02.06.2021 for supply of Linear Accelerator at BBCI,Guwahati   New

Corrigendum Notice against NIT dtd.06.09.2021 for supply of Medical Physics Equipment (Dosimetry Items) to Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute Guwahati  New

Corrigendum Notice against NIT dtd.06.09.2021 for supply of Medical Physics Equipment (Dosimetry Items) to Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute Guwahati  New

Notice for Reschedule of date for opening of tenders at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

NIT for supply, installation & commissioning of 1.5 Tesla MRI machine on buy back basis at Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati  New

Walk-in-Interview for the post of Dentist, Health Workers and Community Mobilisers for TMC supported project "MRC Oral Cancer Screening Trial" at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati  New

List of Select candidates for admission into MSc Medical Surgical Nursing and Post Basic Diploma in Oncology Nursing at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Time extension Notice for supply of Advance Digital Linear Accelerator at Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Advertisement for walk in interview for the post of Senior Resident (Anaesthesiology) at BBCI  New

NIT for supply and installation of Blood Bank Refrigerator 600 Ltr (2-6 degree Celsius) and -20 degree Celsius deep freeze at Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute  New

NIT for supply, installation, configuration & commissioning of 100 Mbps dedicated unshared internet leased line Fiber connection at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Interview Result for the post of Social Worker for HBCR at BBCI  New

Walk-in-interview for admission into Post Basic Diploma in Oncology Nursing at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

List of Eligible candidates for personal interview for admission into MSc Medical Surgical Nursing and Post Basic Diploma in Oncology Nursing at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

NIT for supply, installation & commissioning of CONVENTIONAL SIMULATOR on buyback basis at Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

NIQ for supply of Thermoplastic Moulds for use of Radiotherapy units at Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Revised NIT for Biomedical Machine Integration with HIS at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Interview Result for the contractual post of RESEARCH NURSE for BIRAC-DBT sponsored project "To establish a ready network of clinical trial units across the National Cancer Grid to promote multi-centric collaborative research in the field of drug and device development"  New

Advertisement for walk-in-interview for the post of SOCIAL WORKER for Hospital Based Cancer Registry at Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Merit list of selection test (MCQ) held on 10.09.2021 for admission into various paramedical courses at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Walk-in-Interview for the post of Research Nurse for BIRAC-DBT Sponsored Project at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

List of selected candidates for the post of Senior Resident Doctor at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati  New

Corrigendum- Additional Merit List for appearing in the Selection Test for admission into various Para Medical Courses At Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Notice Inviting Tender for supply of Medical Physics Equipment (Dosimetry items)  New

NIT for supply, installation & commissioning of Telecobalt Machine on buy back basis  New

Notice Inviting Tender for Radiation Field Analyzer (RFA)  New

Revised Tender Document for supply of 1.5 Tesla MRI machine on buy back basis at Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati  New

Walk-in-Interview for the post of Research Nurse for BIRAC-DBT Sponsored Project at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Time Extension Notice for submission of tender for Linear Accelerators at BBCI against NIT dtd.02.06.2021  New

Merit List for appearing in the Selection Test for admission into various Para Medical Courses At Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Notice Inviting Tender for supply of Desktop PC, Laserjet Printer cum Scanner and UPS at Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Notice Inviting Tender for IHC Antibodies at Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Notice Inviting Tender for supply of Forcepoint Proxy at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Expression of Interest supply and installation for Reagent rental Proposal of Six Part Fully Automated Hematology Analyzer, Liquid Based Cytology Machine and Cyto Centrifuge Machine at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Notice Inviting Tender for supply of CISCO SFP Modules an Fiber Patch Cable at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Limited Tender Notice for supply of Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 Professional with Licence at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Expression of Interest (EoI) for Supplying, Fitting and Fixing of Digital Signage Board on the Rooftop R.T Annex Building at D Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Revised NIT document for supply of Conventional Simulator on buy back basis at BBCI against NIT No.BBCI-TMC/Equip-433/NIT/2244-B/2021 dtd.13.07.2021  New

Corrigendum against NIT No.BBCI-TMC/Equip-433/NIT/2244-B/2021 dtd.13.07.2021 for supply of Conventional Simulator on buy back basis at BBCI  New

Revised NIT Document against NIT No.BBCI-TMC/Equip-436/NIT/2224/2021 dtd.12.07.2021 (for OT, ICU & Day Care Chemotherapy equipment) at BBCI  New

Corrigendum-2 against NIT No.BBCI-TMC/Equip-436/NIT/2224/2021 dtd.12.07.2021 (for OT, ICU & Day Care Chemotherapy equipment)  New

Limited Tender Notice for supply of Laptop at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Corrigendum against NIT No. BBCI-TMC/Equip-436/2224/2021 dtd. 12.07.2021 (for supply of OT, ICU & Day Care Chemotherapy equipment) at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Prospectus for Nursing Courses at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute for the session 2021  New

Admission Notification for M.Sc. Nursing in Medical Surgical Nursing (Oncology Nursing) and Post Basic Diploma in Oncology Nursing Speciality at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute for the session 2021  New

NIT for Biomedical Machine Integration with HIS at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Admission notification for various Paramedical Courses at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute for the session 2021  New

Prospectus for Paramedical Courses of Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute for the session 2021  New

List of selected candidates for various certificate courses at Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute for the session 2021  New

Addendum - Advertisement for Walk-in-Interview for the various post for the project Programme to Control Common Cancer among Women in North and North East India, Guwahati at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Advertisement for the post of Asst. Professor 'E' (Medical Oncology) at Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati for inclusion in the advertisement section of BBCI website  New

Notification for opening of commercial offers of technically shortlisted bidders for outsourcing operations of Laundry Unit of BBCI on contract / rental basis  New

NIT for supply of CAMC of Cisco Core Switches, Distribution Switches and Server farm Switch at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

List of eligible candidates for interview for admission into various Certificate Courses at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute for the session 2021  New

Advertisement for walk-in-interview for Senior Resident Doctors at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute to be held on 11.08.2021 (Wednesday)  New

Time extension Notice for supply of Advance Digital Linear Accelerator at Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Advertisement for Walk-in-Interview for the post of, Senior Research Fellow, Nurse for Research, MSW, Driver, Medical Officer, Field Investigator, Lab Technician, Helper, Ayha, Office Assistant/ Computer Operator, Projects Coordinator for survey and Helper for the project Programme to Control Common Cancer among Women in North and North East India, Guwahati at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute  New

Time extension Notice for supply of Intel Server at Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute

Interview result for the contractual post of Data Entry Operator for ICMR supported Collaborative Esophageal Database Project at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute

List of Recommended Eligible Candidates for Appearing in the Interview (Viva Voce ) for the Contractual Post of Data Entry Operator for ICMR Funded Collaborative Esophageal Database Project at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute