Cancer Institute (WIA) is a comprehensive cancer centre having 545 inpatient beds and 131 semi-occupancy beds 


Cancer Institute (WIA) is a comprehensive cancer centre having 545 inpatient beds and 131 semi-occupancy beds under free and paying categories spread in both Dr. S. Krishnamurthi campus and Dr. V. Shanta campus. There are exclusive blocks for children (home away from home concept) and day care for chemotherapy apart from general wards and special wards (single occupancy as well as twin-sharing rooms).

Visiting Hours: 4.00 PM – 6.00 PM


For related inquiries, please contact Matron (044-61315700/24437300 Ext 229) in Dr. V. Shanta campus  or 044-22209150/61315600 Ext 200) in Dr. S. krishnamurthi campus.

Emergency Cases

Please feel welcome to contact our friendly reception staff with any general or medical enquiry call us.

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday :  8.00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday : 9.00 am – 8.00 pm
Sunday : 10.00 am – 9.00 pm

Registration Time

Monday – Sunday : 7.00 am – 11.00 am

Visiting Hours

Monday – Sunday : 4.00 PM – 6.00 PM

    Make Appointment

    Call: 044-22209150/22350131 Ext 105/152/164/169/211 between 7AM and 5PM

    Quick Contacts

    Please feel free to contact our friendly staff with any medical enquiry.

    Health Essentials

    News & Articles

    WhatsApp Image 2023-03-15 at 2.03.22 PM

    Dr Rajkumar’s article in the top 100 cancer scientific Reports paper 2022

    Our Hearty Congratulations to our Dr. Rajkumar on behalf of Adyar Cancer Institute! Dr Rajkumar's Article on 'Identification and validation of plasma biomarkers for diagnosis of breast cancer in South…
    Read more
    WhatsApp Image 2023-03-15 at 7.27.13 PM

    Dr. V. Shanta Memorial Oration

    In memory of Dr. Shanta who left a legacy behind, the 2nd Memorial Oration was conducted on the 11 March 2023 graced by the presence of Mr. N Ram, The…
    Read more

    Conditional survival in gastric cancer patients

    This hospital-based study has employed a novel approach for deep understanding of long-term survival among gastric cancer patients treated with a curative intent in the Cancer Institute (W.I.A), Chennai. This…
    Read more