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About Us

Pancreatic cancer India is the brain child of five leading oncology experts of India. The experts are specialists in different forte of oncology and belong to different regions of India but share a keen common interest in research and management of pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is ranked fifth in the causes of cancer related deaths in USA and there is a rise in the incidence in India, creating a gaping need for knowledge and awareness of pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer India aims at improving management and treatment outcomes of pancreatic cancer. The site primarily serves as a platform for building awareness on pancreatic cancer and periampullary tumors in patients and care givers as well as healthcare professionals.

‘Knowledge Leads to Awareness’ is the key thought behind this initiative as early diagnosis and referral can significantly improve the treatment outcome of pancreatic cancer. The site focuses on delivering updated information on Pancreatic Cancer and Periampullary tumors and reflects the latest findings with a view to disseminate them to a vast national audience.

Chief Coordinators

Dr. Sudeep Gupta
Associate Professor and Medical Oncologist
Tata Memorial Hospital
Dr. Ernest Borges Marg, Parel,
Mumbai – 400012

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Dr. Shailesh V. Shrikhande
Chief, Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Service
Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology
Convener, GI Disease Management Group
Tata Memorial Centre
Ernest Borges Marg, Parel,

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Dr. Umesh Mahantshetty
Associate Professor and Consultant Radiation Oncologist
Department of Radiation Oncology
Tata Memorial Hospital
Dr. Ernest Borges Marg, Parel,
Mumbai – 400012

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Dr. Bhawna Sirohi
accredited in Medical Oncology
Consultant Medical Oncologist -GI and
Breast unit Tata Memorial Hospital,
Dr. Ernest Borges Marg, Parel,
Mumbai – 400 012 India


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Committee Members
Patrons R.A. Badwe (Mumbai)  


Senior Advisory Board S.H. Advani, Mumbai MW Buechler, Heidelberg, Germany
  P.B. Desai, Mumbai H. Friess, Munich, Germany
P. Jagannath, Mumbai V.N. Shrikhande, Mumbai
S.K. Shrivastava, Mumbai  
Editor-in-Chief Bhawna Sirohi, Meerut  
Editors Sudeep Gupta, Mumbai Shailesh V. Shrikhande, Mumbai
Scientific Committee S. Sharma, Mumbai Subhash Gupta, Delhi
  C. Palanivelu, Coimbatore H. Ramesh, Cochin
Ashok Saluja, MN, USA A. Sandberg, Stockholm, Sweden
Editorial Board    
Pathology Dr. Munita Bal  
Radiology Dr. Nitin Shetty A. Kulkarni, Mumbai
Surgery MA. D’souza, Stockholm, Sweden J. Kleeff, Munich, Germany
  P. Pisters, Houston, USA George Barreto, Delhi
S.S. Sikora, Bangalore  
Statistics R. Dikshit, Mumbai  
Radiotherapy P.K. Julka, New Delhi S. Krishnan, Houston
  Sanjeev Sharma, Bangalore Karen Goodman, USA
Website development S. Ahluwalia, London
Medical Oncology S Dawood, Dubai A Sharma, Delhi
  R Chacko, Vellore Vineet Gupta, Delhi
Shona Nag, Pune P.M. Parikh, Mumbai
  B.K. Smruti, Mumbai