HCG has many firsts in the field of cancer care, to its credit:
1. HCG the first hospital to introduce FFF technology in India.
2. First Stereo tactic surgery and therapy unit.
3. First PET and Cyclotron units in the State of Karnataka
4. First to use Brain Implants in India
5. First Bone Marrow Transplant in Karnataka
6. First Psycho-oncology department in Karnataka
7. First Venous Catheter Care Centre in Karnataka
8. First CyberKnife in Karnataka
9. First LINAC with Artiste in India.
10. First to introduce CyberKnife robotic radio surgery in India ( 0.02 accuracy in treating tumours in any part of the body)
11. First to Introduce digital Mammogram .( 98 accuracy in diagnosing Breast Cancer )
12. First to introduce Artiste with CT on rails in Asia.
13. First to introduce PET MRI in Asia.
14. First to introduce cyclotron & the only cGMP recognised unit in India, 4 exist in the world.
15. Only hospital to have centralised physics for all 20 locations.
16. Centralised Lab for all locations with home collection of samples.
17. Only oncology chain to be recognised by many overseas insurance companies.
18. Only oncology facility treating pts from the US, EUROPE, AFRICA, REST OF ASIA etc.
19. More than 1150 beds, 350 oncologist & 2500 plus staff towards onco delivery.
20. Only oncology network recognised by the Pan African Network connecting 54 countries.
21. Recognised by other centres as a centre for advanced or recurrent cancers.
22. Centre for 2nd opinion as the specialist in cancer by many countries.
23. Only centre to have every speciality & sub speciality in cancer.
24. Only centre to do advanced molecular diagnosis, like dototac.
25. Only centre where patients are awake while undergoing Robotic Radio Surgery.
26. Only hospital to provide cancer treatment through EMI .( no interest , no collateral )
27. First blood less bone marrow transplant in India
28. First Ex Vivo resection – Auto Liver Transplant in Karnataka