To aim for better prevention and management of human cancers in this country.
To foster and encourage cooperative clinical research in oncology at a national level.
To participate in all phases of clinical research in oncology while upholding respect for individual patients.
To generate data that is of high quality, ethical, complies with good clinical practices and which is acceptable to regulatory and statutory bodies /authorities.
To disseminate such knowledge at local, regional, national and international levels.
To promote the development of Oncology as a subspecialty in India.