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Dr Nalini Rao

Radiation Oncologist

22 Years Exp. Bangalore

Head And Neck Cancer

HCG Cancer Centre, Kalinga Rao Road, Bangalore

22 years of experience

MBBS, MD, PGDCR, DMRT

Bangalore

About Dr Nalini Rao:

Dr Nalini Rao has an experience of over two decades in Radiation Oncology. She is specialised in high precision radiotherapy techniques like 3DCRT, IMRT, IGRT, SART, SBRT, and Whole Body Stereotactic Radiotherapy. She has expertise in Gynecological Brachytherapy and Interstitial Brachytherapy for Head & Neck, Breast and Soft Tissue Sarcomas. She has received a fellowship from the Christie Hospital & HOlT Radium Institute, Manchester, UK. She has done training in Advanced Linear Accelerator at the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, USA. She completed training in Image Guided Radiotherapy and CyberKnife from USA. She has received Mrs. Parvathi Sethi award for the best paper presentation in National Conference.

Education:

MBBS from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute MD (Radiation Oncology) from Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore (1988-1990) PGDCR ( Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research) from ICRI, Mumbai DMRT (Diploma in Medical Radiology Technology) from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (1986-1988) Fellowship at the Christie Hospital & HOlT Radium Institute, Manchester, UK in 2000 Training - Advanced Linear Accelerator in UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, USA Training - Image Guided Radiotherapy Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, USA Training - CyberKnife Accuray, California, USA

Experience:

Consultant, HCG, Bangalore, Karnataka, India (Present) Senior Resident at Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore during September 1990 and March 1992 Consultant at Seven Hills Hospital, Mumbai

Areas of interest:

Head And Neck Cancer, Breast Cancer.

Research publications:

Ghosh, Mithua & Lingaraju, Sheela & Mukherjee, Upasana & Choudhury, Sheuli & Mannan, Ashraf & Southekal, Siddesh & Chatterjee, Manjima & Patil, Shekar & Murugan, Krithika & Mahesh, Bhavana & Naik, Radheshyam & Papaiah Susheela, Sridhar & Rao, Nalini & Krishnamoorthy, Naveen & Gupta, Vaijayanti & Subramanian, Kalyanasundaram & Ajaikumar, Basavalinga. (2015). Comprehensive Analysis of BRCA (BRCAm) and Other Germline Mutations (GRm) With A Clinicopathological Association In Breast Cancer: An Indian Study. Chatterjee, Manjima & Lingaraju, Sheela & Mukherjee, Upasana & Patil, Santosh & Thungappa, Satheesh & Murugan, Krithika & Naik, Radheshyam & Rao, Nalini & Mahesh, Bhavana & Mannan, Ashraf & Gupta, Vaijayanti & Sankaran, Satish & Ajaikumar, B.S. & Ghosh, Mithua. (2016). Incidental Findings in Male Breast Carcinoma: A Genetic Counseling Approach. International Journal of Human Genetics. 16. 120-127. https://doi.org/10.1080/09723757.2016.11886287 Rao, Raghavendra & Raghuram, Nagaratna & Nagendra, HongasandraRamarao & Kodaganur, Gopinath & Bilimagga, Ramesh & Shashidhara, H & Diwakar, RaviB & Patil, Shekhar & Rao, Nalini. (2017). Effects of a Yoga Program on Mood States, Quality of Life, and Toxicity in Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Conventional Treatment: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Indian Journal of Palliative Care. 23. 237. https://doi.org/10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_92_17 Naik, Radheshyam & Lingaraju, Sheela & Papaiah Susheela, Sridhar & Patil, Santosh & Thungappa, Satheesh & Murugan, Krithika & B.J, Srinivas & Rao, Nalini & Mahesh, Bhavana & H.P, Shashidhara & CR, Krishna & S, Yogesh & Ramdas, Nimmy & N, Sunitha & K, Ramya & R, Ashwini & Bahadur, Urvashi & Agrawal, Pooja & R, Veena & Ghosh, Mithua. (2019). Landscape of Clinically Actionable Mutations in Breast Cancer. 106-117. https://doi.org/10.28991/ICCR-2019-013 Banerjee, Birendranath & Vadiraj, H.S. & Ram, Amritanshu & Rao, Raghavendra & Jayapal, Manikandan & Kodaganur, Gopinath & Bilimagga, Ramesh & Rao, Nalini & Kumar, Ajay & Raghuram, Nagarathna & Hegde, Sridevi & Nagendra, Hr & Hande, Prakash. (2007). Effects of an Integrated Yoga Program in Modulating Psychological Stress and Radiation-Induced Genotoxic Stress in Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Radiotherapy. Integrative cancer therapies. 6. 242-50. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534735407306214 Rao, Raghavendra & Raghuram, Nagarathna & Nagendra, Hr & Kodaganur, Gopinath & Srinath, B.S. & Diwakar, Ravi & Patil, Shekar & Bilimagga, Ramesh & Rao, Nalini & Varambally, Shivarama. (2009). Anxiolytic effects of a yoga program in early breast cancer patients undergoing conventional treatment: A randomized controlled trial. Complementary therapies in medicine. 17. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2008.05.005 Hosakote, Vadiraja & Rao, Raghavendra & Nagendra, R & Nagarathna, Raghuram & Rekha, Mohan & Vanitha, Nanjundiah & Gopinath, S & Srinath, Bs & Vishweshwara, Ms & Madhavi, Ys & Ajaikumar, Basavalingaiah & Bilimagga, Ramesh & Rao, Nalini. (2009). Effects of yoga on symptom management in breast cancer patients: A randomized controlled trial. International journal of yoga. 2. 73-9. https://doi.org/10.4103/0973-6131.60048 Vadiraja, H.S. & Rao, Raghavendra & Nagarathna, Raghuram & Nagendra, Hr & Rekha, M & Vanitha, N & Kodaganur, Gopinath & Srinath, B.S. & Vishweshwara, M.S. & Madhavi, Y.S. & Ajaikumar, B.S. & Bilimagga, Ramesh & Rao, Nalini. (2009). Effects of yoga program on quality of life and affect in early breast cancer patients undergoing adjuvant radiotherapy: A randomized controlled trial. Complementary therapies in medicine. 17. 274-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2009.06.004 Rao, Raghavendra & Raghuram, Nagarathna & Nagendra, Hr & Usharani, M.R. & Kodaganur, Gopinath & Diwakar, RaviB & Patil, Shekar & Rao, Nalini & Bilimagga, Ramesh. (2015). Effects of an integrated Yoga Program on Self-reported Depression Scores in Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Conventional Treatment: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Indian Journal of Palliative Care. 21. 174. https://doi.org/10.4103/0973-1075.156486 Ghosh, Mithua & Lingaraju, Sheela & Choudhury, Sheuli & Mukherjee, Upasana & Bahadur, Urvashi & Patil, Shekar & Thungappa, Satheesh & Murugan, Krithika & Naik, Radheshyam & Papaiah Susheela, Sridhar & Rao, Nalini & Mahesh, Bhavana & H.P, Shashidhara & Krishnamoorthy, Naveen & Gupta, Vaijayanti & Sankaran, Satish & Subramanian, Kalyanasundaram & Ajaikumar, BS. (2015). Multigene Profiling to Identify Clinically Relevant Actionable Mutations in Breast Cancer : An Indian study.

Specialisation

Head And Neck Cancer, Breast Cancer.