Gujarat cancer society was founded in 1961 and since then it has been providing care to the patient suffering from cancer at M.P.Shah Cancer Hospital, Civil Hospital Compound, Ahmedabad and Community Oncology Centre (COC), Vasna. Till date, lacs of patients have been diagnosed and treated.
In year 2009, GCS has established GCS Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, with state-of-the art infrastructure and facilities. Following permission from MCI to start M.B.B.S. course in 2011, 150 medical students were enrolled for the same. Subsequently, on processing renewal permission, another batch of 150 medical students was enrolled in the year 2012.