National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital

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National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital (NICRH) is the only specialized government institute and tertiary level cancer hospital in Bangladesh. It was established in 1982 by the Government of Bangladesh.

NICRH offers following courses:

"Cancer Research Bangladesh (Cancer Research BD)" is an international umbrella organisation providing cancer research & cancer information for the people of Bangladesh.

The institute organised a conference in October 2014 to publicise the difficulties they faced in persuading women to seek early treatment for breast cancer because of embarrassment. Prof Mohammad Golam Mostafa also said that in Bangladesh many more women aged between 15 and 20 are found suffering from breast cancer than in other countries in his opinion, due to eating vegetables and fruits which had been treated with toxic chemicals.[1]


  1. ^ "Breast cancer tops all other forms". The Daily Star. 11 October 2014. Retrieved 30 March 2015.

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Coordinates: 23°46′42″N 90°24′33″E / 23.7783°N 90.4093°E / 23.7783; 90.4093