NMC Advanced Cancer Care, Abu Dhabi

Advanced Cancer Care

Helps You Fight Cancer

The Oncology Care Centre

The Oncology Care Centre at NMC, also known as NMC Vinoda, is the full-fledged Oncology Care Centre that is committed in providing high quality cancer care in a unique multi-specialty approach.

The comprehensive and focused approach along with the state-of-the-art-facilities at the centre ensures that the patients go through a seamless process in their treatment journey. The scope of services includes the wide spectrum of diagnosis and medical/surgical management of cancer.

There is an expert team of board-certified Oncology Consultants, who are supported by a strong multi-disciplinary team of specialists from pertinent departments. Each patient’s course of treatment is determined only after a thorough review by a tumor board, consisting of specialists from multiple fields, which is unique among cancer centres in the region.

We strive to be the best center for curative and palliative cancer care in the region and we had won the Fastest Growing Cancer Centre, based on an IPSOS study.

Oncology Treatment

The Oncology department covers the complete spectrum of treatment namely Surgery, Chemotherapy, Image Guided Therapies and other services including the ability to provide care for acute needs.

Salient Features:
  • Breast, prostate, colorectal screening programs and few genetic tests are offered at NO cost to the patient
  • Expertise in head and neck and thyroid/parathyroid tumors
  • Carried out the highest number of thyroid/parathyroid surgeries in the region in a single centre
  • Minimally invasive GI Onco-surgery
  • Zero post-operative mortality in head and neck, GIT cancers since inception
  • 10% of documented breast cancer cases in Abu Dhabi are treated at our facility

Types of Cancers Treated

Unique Procedures & Complex Surgeries Conducted

  • Substernal Goiters
  • Radiation induced Pre-vertebral soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Recurrent Parotid Carcinoma Which Needed Extended Resection
  • Lap Assisted Total Proctocolectomy & ileoanal Pouch for a Case of FAP
  • Complex Thyroid Surgeries & Neck Dissection
  • Pancreatic Resections

Key Diagnostic Procedures

  • Epidermal growth factor receptor test
  • KRAS / NRAS test
  • BRAF Gene Mutation test
  • Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase (ALK) test
  • BRCA1 and BRCA2 test
  • MI Profile
  • Oncotype DX test
  • Prosigna Assay
  • MRI Breast
  • Guided biopsies (thyroid, liver, breast, pancreas, bone)
  • Stereotactic biopsies of the breast
  • Other genetic diagnostic tests


Dr. Mohanad Diab

Chair of Oncology & Consultant Medical Oncology
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Dr. Balaji Balasubramaniam

Consultant Surgical Oncologist
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Dr. Cherian Thampy

Specialist Medical Oncologist
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NMC Specialty Hospital, Abu Dhabi

Established in 1975, NMC Specialty Hospital Abu Dhabi is a multi-specialty hospital providing quality and trusted healthcare services to the people of Abu Dhabi and the surrounding region. The hospital is affiliated with all major national as well as international insurance companies and enjoys direct billing facilities with the insurance companies and third party administrators (TPA).

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Frequently Asked Questions

Until now, there is no proven scientific link between food and cancer.

Nausea and Vomiting, which are now quite easy to control with our advance medications and Hair loss, which is highly manageable with our CoolCap machine.

  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Radioiodine Treatment
  • Surgery

Patients with cancer should have a very healthy lifestyle.

Bacteria and Viruses have a direct relation in forming and causing cancer.

Genetic related cancers are responsible for 10% to 15% of cancer cases in the world.