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Dr Ram Alva

Radiation Oncologist

17 Years Exp. Bangalore

Thymic Carcinoma

HCG Hospital, MSR Centre Of Oncology, Bangalore

17 years of experience

MBBS, MD, DNB

Bangalore

About Dr Ram Alva:

Dr Ram Alva completed his MD in Radiation Oncology from a reputed institute in Bengaluru and went on to pursue his DNB at the same institute. He is an expert in managing various malignancies, both with external beam radiotherapy and Brachytherapy. His areas of interest include central nervous system tumors, genito-urinary, soft tissue cancers and various lymphomas and leukemia. He is actively involved in various research and teaching programmes and has several publications to his credit. He is a lifetime member of the Association of Radiation Oncologists in India (AROI).

Education:

MBBS - U. R. Gandhi University, 2003 MD - Radiotherapy - R. G. U. H. S, 2003 DNB - Radiotherapy - M. S. Ramaiah Medical College, 2005

Experience:

Consultant,HCG MSR Cancer Centre,Sep 2013 Р Present Assistant Professor/Consultant,Department of Radiation Oncology,S Ramaiah Hospitals,2013 Р Present Radiation Oncologist,Manipal Hospital,2009 Р Aug 2013

Memberships:

Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI)

Areas of interest:

Primary Central Nervous System (CNS) Lymphoma, Genitourinary Cancer, Lymphoma, Leukemia.

Research publications:

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 Janaki, Mg & Thangaraj, Revathy & Thiruraju, Arul & Koushik, Kirthi & Alva, Ram & Kumar, Mohan. (2020). One thousand cases of cobalt-based high dose rate brachytherapy treated at a tertiary care center: A retrospective study. Brachytherapy. 19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brachy.2020.03.005 Koushik, Kirthi & K S, Sandeep & Janaki, Mg & Alva, Ram & Madabhavi, Irappa. (2020). Tolerance of Radical Radiotherapy Among Elderly Head and Neck Cancer Patients. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. 11. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-019-01024-2 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 Koushik, Kirthi & K S, Sandeep & Rahul, DL & Alva, Ram. (2018). Molecular Marker as a Prognostic Indicator in Head and Neck Cancer Patients. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. https://doi.org/10. 10.1007/s13193-018-0838-3 Koushik, Kirthi & Alva, Ram. (2018). Brachytherapy in Head and Neck Cancers: ТAre We Doing It or Are We Done with ItУ. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. 9. 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-018-0735-9 Rishi, Karthik & Alva, Ram & Kadam, Amrit & Sharma, Sanjiv. (2018). Outcomes of Computed Tomography-Guided Image-Based Interstitial Brachytherapy for Cancer of the Cervix Using GEC-ESTRO Guidelines. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. 9. 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-018-0738-6 Koushik, Kirthi & Alva, Ram. (2017). Brachytherapy in Head and Neck Cancer: A Forgotten Art or a Skill to be Remembered!!. Journal of Analytical Oncology. 6. 14-22. https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-7229.2017.06.01.3 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 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 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 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 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

Specialisation

Primary Central Nervous System (CNS) Lymphoma, Genitourinary Cancer, Lymphoma, Leukemia.