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Dr Arul Ponni

Radiation Oncologist

27 Years Exp. Bangalore

Head And Neck Cancer

HCG Hospital, MSR Centre Of Oncology, Bangalore

27 years of experience

MBBS, MD, DNB

Bangalore

About Dr Arul Ponni:

Dr Arul Ponni pursued her MBBS and MD Radiotherapy from a reputed Medical College in Bangalore. She underwent IAEA Regional Training Course on Radiation Protection and Safety in Radiotherapy held at Nuclear Training Center at Korea Atomic Energy & Research Institute in Seoul S. Korea. She completed IACA (Indo-American Cancer Association) Fellowship in SBRT Lung at Greenwich Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center New York, USA. Dr Arul has authored and co-authored several scientific publications in National and International journals. She is a Life Member of National Chapter AROI (Association of Radiation Oncologists of India).

Education:

MBBS - Bangalore University, 1993 MD - Radiotherapy - Bangalore University, 1993 DNB - Radiotherapy - Bangalore University, 1995 IAEA Regional Training Course on Radiation Protection and Safety in Radiotherapy held at Nuclear Training Center at Korea Atomic Energy & Research Institute in Seoul S. Korea IACA (Indo-American Cancer Association) Fellowship in SBRT Lung at Greenwich Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center New York, USA.

Experience:

HCG MSR Centre Of Oncology,Bangalore

Memberships:

Indo-American Cancer Association (IACA) Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI)

Areas of interest:

Head And Neck Cancer, Lung Cancer.

Research publications:

Kannan, Ram Abhinav & Janaki, Mg & Tr, Arul Ponni & Koushik, Kirthi & Kumar, S. & Alva, Ram & Harjani, Ritika & Sathyamurthy, Arvind. (2013). Analysis of Late Radiation Proctitis Among Patients Treated for Cervical Cancer: A Comparative Study Between Linear Accelerator and Cobalt Teletherapy. Clinical Ovarian and Other Gynecologic Cancer. 6. 46-49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogc.2014.03.001 Tr, Arul Ponni & Jagannatha, Aniruddha & Janaki, Mg & Harjani, Ritika & Koushik, Kirthi & Subramanian, Nirmala & Sowmya, Ramani & Varma, Ravi. (2014). Primary cerebello-pontine angle melanoma: a case report. International Journal of Cancer Therapy and Oncology. 2. 020315. https://doi.org/10.14319/ijcto.0203.15 Kumar, Mohan & Subramanian, Murali & AG, Rajeev & Tr, Arul Ponni & Srikantia, Nirmala & Kilara, Nalini & Janaki, Mg. (2012). Feasibility of concurrent weekly paclitaxel and radiotherapy in node-positive breast cancer: An experience from India.. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 30. 201-201. https://doi.org/10.1200/jco.2012.30.27_suppl.201 Srikantia, Nirmala & Rishi, Karthik & Janaki, Mg & Bilimagga, Ramesh & Tr, Arul Ponni & Rajeev, AG & Koushik, Kirthi & Dharmalingam, Mala. (2011). How common is hypothyroidism after external radiotherapy to neck in head and neck cancer patients?. Indian journal of medical and paediatric oncology : official journal of Indian Society of Medical & Paediatric Oncology. 32. 143-8. https://doi.org/10.4103/0971-5851.92813. Sathyamurthy, Arvind & Manur, Janaki & Tr, Arul Ponni & Koushik, Kirthi & Alva, Ram & Somashekar, Mohan & Kannan, Ram Abhinav & Harjani, Ritika. (2014). A case of endometrial carcinoma with age related hyperkyphosis treated with definitive radiotherapy. International Journal of Cancer Therapy and Oncology. 3. 03016. https://doi.org/10.14319/ijcto.0301.6 Harjani, Ritika & Janaki, Mg & Krishnaswamy, Uma & Charith, Ram & Tr, Arul Ponni & Koushik, Kirthi & Somashekar, Mohan & Kannan, Ram Abhinav & Sathyamurthy, Arvind. (2014). Epworth Sleepiness Scale-a novel tool to assess somnolence syndrome in patients receiving radiotherapy to the brain. International Journal of Cancer Therapy and Oncology. 3. https://doi.org/10.14319/ijcto.0301.4 Harjani, Ritika & Janaki, Mg & Mohankumar, S. & Tr, Arul Ponni & Alva, Ram & Koushik, Kirthi & Kannan, Ram Abhinav & Sathyamurthy, Arvind. (2015). Feasibility of Concurrent Chemoradiation in Cervical Cancer Patients From Rural Background. Clinical Ovarian and Other Gynecologic Cancer. 30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogc.2014.12.003 Udayashankar, Avinash & Tr, Arul Ponni & Janaki, Mg & Koushik, Kirthi & Kumar, S. (2015). A prospective dosimetric and clinical comparison of acute hematological toxicities in three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy and intensity modulated radiation therapy with concurrent chemotherapy in carcinoma cervix. Journal of cancer research and therapeutics. 11. 83-7. https://doi.org/10.4103/0973-1482.151864 Kannan, Ram Abhinav & Janaki, Mg & Tr, Arul Ponni & Koushik, Kirthi & Kumar, Mohan & Alva, Ram & Harjani, Ritika & Sathyamurthy, Arvind. (2015). Comparison of manual and inverse optimisation techniques in high dose rate intracavitary brachytherapy of cervical cancer: A dosimetric study. Reports of Practical Oncology & Radiotherapy. 20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rpor.2015.05.003 Tr, Arul Ponni & Udayashankar, Avinash & Janaki, Mg & Koushik, Kirthi & Somashekar, Mohan. (2015). Implication of Bifurcation of Abdominal Aorta for Radiotherapy Planning for Cervical Cancers. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR. 9. XC01-XC03. https://doi.org/10.7860/JCDR/2015/15051.6902 Bl, Preethi & Kp, Suresh & Tr, Arul Ponni. (2016). PREVALENCE OF DIGITAL CLUBBING IN HEALTH AND MALIGNANCY. Sathyamurthy, Arvind & Koushik, Kirthi & Gowri, Mangala & Janaki, Mg & Kilara, Nalini & Tr, Arul Ponni & Alva, Ram & Kumar, S. & Kannan, Ram Abhinav & Harjani, Ritika. (2016). Impact of Molecular Predictors on the Response Rates in Head and Neck Cancer Patients Р an Observational Study. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. 7. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-016-0524-2 Alva, Ram & Koushik, Kirthi & Janaki, Mg & Tr, Arul Ponni & Kumar, Mohan & Bilimagga, Ramesh & Kilara, Gurunath & Harish, Krishnamachar & Chandramouli, Satish. (2016). The nuances of brachytherapy taught by teachers from beyond: Questionnaire-based assessment of the first cadaveric hands-on brachytherapy workshop in India. Brachytherapy. 15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brachy.2016.05.005 Koushik, Kirthi & Alva, Ram & Janaki, Mg & Tr, Arul Ponni. (2017). Angular Variation of Applicators in LDR-ICBT. Journal of Analytical Oncology. 6. 23-29. https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-7229.2017.06.01.4 Katamreddy, Adarsh & Bangalore Lakshmanagowda, Preethi & Tr, Arul Ponni. (2017). Highly Sensitive C reactive Protein (hs-CRP) as marker in Oral & Oropharyngeal malignancy. Experimental and Clinical Physiology and Biochemistry. 2017. 5-12. https://doi.org/10.25040/ecpb2017.01.005 Ch, Pushpa & Janaki, Mg & Tr, Arul Ponni & Koushik, Kirthi & Manjunath, G.N.. (2017). Quantification of Dose-Volume and Dose-Length Parameters for Cervical Esophageal Stricture in Head and Neck Irradiation with the 3DCRT and IMRT Technique. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences. 48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2017.02.070 Ch, Pushpa & Janaki, Mg & Tr, Arul Ponni & A.G., Rajeev & Koushik, Kirthi & S., Mohan. (2017). Accelerated Radiation Therapy Using Weekend Boost with Concurrent Cisplatin in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancers: An Indian Institutional Experience. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences. 48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2017.05.001 Bangalore Lakshmanagowda, Preethi & Katamreddy, Adarsh & Tr, Arul Ponni. (2017). Highly sensitive C reactive protein (hsCRP) as a surrogate marker of head and neck cancer.. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 31. e17034. https://doi.org/10.1200/jco.2013.31.15_suppl.e17034 Tr, Arul Ponni & Udayashankar, Avinash & Srikantia, Nirmala & Janaki, Mg & Koushik, Kirthi. (2018). Optimal technique of radiotherapy for carcinoma cervix in developing countries: Dosimetric and logistic comparison. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics. 14. https://doi.org/10.4103/jcrt.JCRT_454_17 Kumar, Mohan & Thangaraj, Revathy & Alva, Ram & Koushik, Kirthi & Tr, Arul Ponni & Janaki, Mg. (2019). Impact of different dose prescription schedules on EQD2 in high-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy of carcinoma cervix. Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy. 11. 189-193. https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2019.84586. Kannan, Ram Abhinav & Tr, Arul Ponni. (2019). Dose to swallowing structures and dysphagia in head and neck Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Р A long term prospective analysis. Reports of Practical Oncology & Radiotherapy. 24. 654-659. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rpor.2019.09.012 Alva, Ram & Koushik, Kirthi & Polisetty, Sweta & Janaki, Mg & Tr, Arul Ponni & Kumar, Mohan & Yuvaraj, B. & Revath, T.. (2020). Brachytherapy for Oral Cavity Cancers in the Era of Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy: Save it or Shelve it. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-020-01075-w Bilimagga, Ramesh & Srikantia, Nirmala & Rishi, Karthik & Janaki, Mg & Tr, Arul Ponni & Rajeev, Ag & Kalyan, Suman. (2009). Role of Palliative Radiotherapy in Brain Metastases. Indian journal of palliative care. 15. 71-5. https://doi.org/10.4103/0973-1075.53588 Tr, Arul Ponni & Janaki, Mg & Srikantia, Nirmala. (2009). Palliative Benefits of the Multimodality Approach in the Re-treatment of Recurrent Malignant Glioma: Two Case Reports. Indian journal of palliative care. 15. 159-61. https://doi.org/10.4103/0973-1075.58464 Janaki, Mg & Mukesh, Shanthilal & Tr, Arul Ponni & Srikantia, Nirmala. (2010). Aggressive Approach in a Case of Cancer Cervix with Uremia. Indian journal of palliative care. 16. 52-3. https://doi.org/10.4103/0973-1075.63136 Janaki, Mg & Kadam, Amrit & Mukesh, Shanthilal & Srikantia, Nirmala & Tr, Arul Ponni & Bilimagga, Ramesh & Rajeev, AG. (2010). Magnitude of fatigue in cancer patients receiving radiotherapy and its short term effect on quality of life. Journal of cancer research and therapeutics. 6. 22-6. https://doi.org/10.4103/0973-1482.63566 Koushik, Kirthi & Bilimagga, Ramesh & Rao, Nirmala & Janaki, Mg & Tr, Arul Ponni & Rajeev, A.G.. (2010). Positional variation of applicators during low dose rate intracavitary brachytherapy for cervical cancer: A prospective study. Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy. 2. 93-97. https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2010.16919 Mukesh, Shanthilal & Janaki, Mg & Tr, Arul Ponni & Subramanian, Murali. (2011). A rare case of papillary carcinoma of choroids plexus: Its management and review of literature. Indian journal of medical and paediatric oncology : official journal of Indian Society of Medical & Paediatric Oncology. 32. 112-4. https://doi.org/10.4103/0971-5851.89796

Specialisation

Head And Neck Cancer, Lung Cancer.