Cancer Foundation of India (CFI), based in Kolkata, is a voluntary organization dedicated to cancer prevention and control in India. At CFI a team of highly motivated professionals have been actively engaged in cancer control activities since 2002. Through the activities of the organization we try to bridge the gap that exists in cancer public health, education, training & human resource development, population research and cancer survivor issues in the country.
The Cancer Foundation of India (CFI) is registered under West Bengal Societies Registration Act XXVI of 1961. It is also registered with Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Govt. of India under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 1976 to receive grants / donations from overseas. It is also a beneficiary of tax exemption for receiving donations under the provisions of 80 G of Indian Income Tax Act 1961. In April 2009, the CFI received recognition as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (SIRO), by DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India for R&D work in cancer.