Instituto Nacional de Câncer (Brazilian National Cancer Institute) - INCA

Specialist Hospital/Clinic | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Hospital description

The National Cancer Institute (INCA) plays a multiple role in all areas of cancer prevention and control in Brazil – prevention, epidemiological surveillance, treatment, information, education and research.

As a technical branch of the Federal Government, under the direct administration of the Ministry of Health, the Institute delivers cancer care within the Integrated Public Health System (SUS). Moreover it formulates and co-ordinates public policies, develops research activities and disseminates practices and knowledge on medical oncology. Due to its patterns of excellence, which are comparable to the world´s major cancer care centers, INCA has become a national and international model in cancer control.


Hospital type Specialist Hospital/Clinic
Local language Portuguese
Funding Status Public


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