Welcome to National Cancer Institute Sri Lanka

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the leading hospital under the Ministry of Health dedicated to the diagnosis and follow-up treatment of cancer patients. The NCI offers both the diagnostic facilities necessary for the identification of all types of cancer, and specialised care in surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. A team of expert Consultants manage the hospital services alongside medical doctors, nurses, pharmacists, medical physicists, laboratory technicians and minor workers. Anyone can access the services, free off charge. In addition to delivering quality care services the NCI is the major training centre for medical undergraduates and postgraduates of the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine (PGIM).

Clinics & Wards

We have a variety of facilities such as clinics, wards and other outpatient departments, which provide services around the clock.


Gain access to our awareness material for better understanding about cancer and related issues.

Patient Support

We care not only about the treatment of the patients, but their overall wellbeing through a range of support services.


Our patients are in need. Give them hope with your kindness and generosity.

Our Message

Watch the message delivered by our healthcare professionals about the institution, its facilities, staff and services.

Dr Aruna Jayasekara
Director – National Cancer Institute, Maharagama


Dr Buddhika Kurukulasuriya
Deputy Director – National Cancer Institute, Maharagama


Contact Us

Call our hotline for more information. We are ready to help you.

Hotline :+ 94 112 850 252