THE PIONEERING SEVEN
Biocon, Cadila, Zuvius, SRL, Metropolis, Apollo, HCG. Seven separate entities, one common thread that pulls them all together: quality healthcare. They are innovators, pioneers, and socially responsible institutions striving to bring about a much-needed change in the field of cancer care in India. These brands are the heralds of the bright future that awaits our country.
We grew up listening to the success stories of Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Pankaj Patel, Dr. Prathap C Reddy, and other giants who made it big from their modest beginnings. At a time when cancer statistics grow more alarming with each passing day, these entrepreneurs are steering their sails towards a healthy future through innovation and advancements in the field of oncology.
Our cover story discusses seven of these pioneering brands, including Biocon, India’s largest biopharmaceutical company. Zydus Cadila is breaking all barriers and pushing their way ahead in the oncology pharmaceutical sector. Zuvius Lifesciences is the country’s emerging pharmaceutical company offering affordable anti-cancer drugs. Apollo Group of Hospitals and Health Care Global have set themselves apart as the finest cancer care providers over the past few decades. SRL and Metropolis Diagnostics are the pathology specialists, making early detection and cure a reality. The following pages tell the stories of seven of India’s leading oncology brands that are creating history.