Research is the keystone for advancement of medical sciences and the key to unlocking knowledge that we require to find cures. Centuries of creative research have opened the doors to new medical and surgical frontiers that would not have been feasible. Medical and surgical sciences would not have reached the heights we know today without the perseverance and insistence on research. In cancer it is not possible to progress without the contribution of research.
MIO has been a leading cancer hospital in the area and is at the forefront in the fight against cancer, we understand that empowering the locals is our duty. The public education and community outreach wing of the hospital work on educative modules to Dispel myths and superstitions, Create awareness of the disease and its cause.
Ethics is very important in medical practice and applying moral principles and values to the practice of health care practice and research is vital. The tenets of medical ethics are based on a set of values that professionals can refer to in the case of any confusion or conflict. The mission of Mangalore Institute of Oncology (MIO) is to provide affordable, high quality services for early detection and cancer treatment with utmost ethics, and in accordance to this our approach has always to uphold the principles of Bioethics.