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Foundation: 1961

Mission: Discovering the fundamental causes of cancer and realizing its earliest diagnosis and prevention. Developing innovation in medical prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Establishing and making available the most advanced standard of care to all patients. Exploring and providing the best “cancer survivorship” for patients. Gathering and disseminating comprehensive cancer related information to the community. Talent development of all NCC staff members. Recommending new initiatives and policy to the government. Contributing to global society in collaboration with international organizations.

Vision: NCC is committed to providing the best possible cancer treatment and care through relentless partnership with the community.


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Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Health sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionOECDJapan
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 375th129th245th11th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 575th131st427th12th
Chemistry 175th57th105th3rd
Environmental Science 3409th1105th1871st65th
Medicine +475th99th355th5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 946th265th665th17th
Psychology 2102nd341st1635th51st

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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