Malankara Orthodox Church decided to establish a Cancer Treatment facility, by name St.Gregorios International Cancer Care Centre (SGICCC), at Parumala in 2009 as a division of St. Gregorios Medical Mission Hospital, at Parumala.St. Gregorios Medical Mission Hospital, Parumala is owned and operated by Malankara Orthodox Syrian church. The St. Gregorios International Cancer Care Centre was made functional on 16.11.2016. The Centre was Consecrated and Inaugurated on November 23 rd on 2016 by His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Paulose II (Catholicose of the East & Malankara Metropolitan) and His Holiness Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopian Orthodox Church and all the His Grace Bishops of the Holy Episcopal Synod.
The Cancer Care Center is now functioning with all most modern Medical facilities and Equipments like Linac (Linear Accelerator), PET CT, Iodine Therapy, Gama and Mammographic Machines, MRI Scan Machine etc. The Centre has a well-equipped Nuclear Medicine Department with experienced Doctors and Technicians. The Centre has a Chemotherapy daycare facility which can give Chemotherapy to 31 patients at a time. Well experienced Doctors in the Clinical and Diagnostic sections of Oncology Department manage the patients visiting the Centre. Now St. Gregorios International Cancer Care Centre,Parumala has developed into a Centre of Excellence which can give Oncology Diagnostic Services &Treatment with International Quality and Service.