Skill Management Approaches with RCR and TMC-K in Clinical Oncology

1st Joint Clinical Oncology Conference of Royal College of Radiologists, London and Tata Medical Center, Kolkata

Dr. Merina Ahmed, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom

Dr Ahmed is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in the treatment of lung cancer (BSc, MBBS, MRCP, FRCR, MD (Res).

She qualified at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School and has been at The Royal Marsden since 2003. She was awarded MD (Res) in 2010 and was subsequently appointed as Consultant Clinical Oncologist at The Royal Marsden Hospital. She has an honorary faculty appointment with the Institute of Cancer Research.

She has developed expertise in stereotactic radiotherapy treatments for lung cancer, lung metastases and oligometastatic disease.

Stereotactic radiotherapy forms a key part of her research programme. She is author on DOSIS, a spine SBRT trial. She is involved in a number of other international SBRT trials including: Lung TECH, oligometastatic trials SARON (grant co-applicant, local PI) and CORE (grant co-applicant, lung lead). She is also running a UK trial of SBRT with immunotherapy, STILE (CI) for lung cancer.

Dr. Ceri Powell, South West Wales and Velindre Cancer Centres, United Kingdom

I am a consultant clinical oncologist specialising in thoracic malignancies. Based in South Wales I have practices both at the South West Wales Cancer centre in Swansea and Velindre cancer centre Cardiff. I deliver both systemic anti-cancer therapies and radiotherapy for all thoracic malignancies. My areas of specialist interest include; technical radiotherapy particularly improving access to SABR

Dr. J P Agarwal, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai


Dr. Ramachandran Subramaniam, Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, Coimbatore


Dr. Anusheel Munshi, Manipal Hospitals, Delhi

Dr. Anusheel Munshi, Head of Radiation Oncology at Manipal Hospital, Dwarka, New Delhi. Dr. Munshi has worked at the most reputed centers in India - Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai, All India Institute of Medical Sciences and PGIMER Chandigarh. He is a rank holder and a gold medalist from his academic days and that edge manifests itself in his practice today

He has over 120 international and national publications in peer reviewed journals to his credit and has authored several chapters in oncology books. Dr Munshi has conducted several trials in breast, brain and lung cancers, including investigator initiated trials.

Dr. Tanweer Shahid, Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata


Dr. Moses Arunsingh S, Tata Medical Center, Kolkata


Dr. Tapesh Bhattacharyya, Tata Medical Center, Kolkata


Dr. Roshni Syam, Regional Cancer Center, Thiruvananthapuram


Dr. Balu Krishna Sasidharan, Christian Medical College, Vellore

I am a practicing radiation oncologist and faculty at the Christian Medical College Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India, which is a 2700, bedded multi-specialty teaching hospital ( https://www.cmch-vellore.edu/ ). Currently I focus on treatment of head-and-neck cancers, thoracic malignancies, upper gastro-intestinal cancers and prostate cancer. My research focus is on Radiomics predictors and its integration in workflow for personalized cancer care, innovative and cost-effective therapies for ameliorating radiation toxicities and mice tumour models to combine radiation and immunotherapy. I am also a teaching faculty for postgraduate training programme in Radiation Oncology under the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University