Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in India
Pioneering World-Class Cancer Care
For more than 135 years, the specialists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center, have kept patients at the center of everything we do, from caring for the people we treat and their families to advancing groundbreaking research to educating the next generation of cancer experts.
MSK has been ranked as one of the top two specialized hospitals for oncology worldwide by Newsweek. Our 1,400 physicians collaborate in highly specialized teams that focus on over 400 common and rare cancers. As a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, MSK provides some of the best treatment outcomes anywhere — with personalized therapies designed to maintain your quality of life during and after treatment.
Our Expert Services, Closer to Home
Our doctors treat every form of cancer, including the most important one: yours. Now, you can rely on their expertise much closer to home at our new center in Chennai, India.
Our dedicated team of clinical specialists and patient care coordinators will guide you in deciding which services best meet your needs. They will help you gather medical records, schedule appointments, and understand other crucial information to develop a clinical summary that assists our team in New York.
Using advanced telehealth technology, our India-based team helps you, your family, or your representative access our doctors in New York for the following services:
- Comprehensive remote second opinions.
- Video and written consults, including follow-up consults as needed.
- Arrangement of in-person care at MSK in New York, if clinically advisable.
iCliniq and MSK in India
MSK can provide the same services to you remotely from the comfort of your home or office. We work with iCliniq — a leading global telemedicine provider based in India – to use secure and convenient technology for online consultations.
The iCliniq team helps patients across India prepare for remote consultations, schedule appointments, and answer specific questions through the entire process. The dedicated team, based in Chennai, can gather patient medical records and other relevant materials such as pathology slides and radiology images, in advance of any interaction with MSK doctors in New York. This arrangement allows patients and doctors to seamlessly access MSK’s clinical expertise and comprehensive care anywhere in India.
Our Innovative Research
MSK is renowned as a pioneer in cancer research, with innovations that set the standard of care all over the world. In the field of immunotherapy, studies began at MSK more than a century ago. Recent breakthroughs by our scientists and doctors have produced lifesaving advances in lung, breast, head and neck, colorectal, and other cancers. Therapies tested in clinical trials at MSK often give our patients access to new treatments that are not available at other hospitals.
MSK is renowned for its commitment to exemplary patient care and transformative scientific research, but our influential education programs also train the current and next generation of cancer specialists. Physicians and scientists are encouraged to explore our upcoming and past events.
On August 27, 2022, MSK hosted “New Frontiers in Cancer Research,” our first virtual clinical symposium in India.