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Dr Upasna Saxena

Radiation Oncologist

13 Years Exp. Mumbai

Head And Neck Cancer

HCG Cancer Centre, Mumbai

13 years of experience

MBBS, MD - Radiotherapy

Mumbai

About Dr Upasna Saxena:

Dr Upasna Saxena completed her MBBS at reputed colleges in Madhya Pradesh and has vast experience in all modalities of radiotherapy, be it conventional or more modern, like 3DCRT, IMRT, IGRT, VMAT, sterotaxy, respiratory gating and Brachytherapy. She has special interest in PET and MRI based planning, image guided Brachytherapy and adaptive radiotherapy. Dr Upasna has experience in solid tumour chemotherapy and Immunotherapy. She has, to her name, various publications in indexed journals and has received awards for orations and presentations, including an award for "outstanding performance" in 2013, at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Hospital. She is an esteened member of AROI (Association of Radiation Oncologists of India).

Education:

MBBS - Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, 2005 MD - Radiotherapy - Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, Jabalpur, 2010

Experience:

2011 - 2016 Attending Consultant at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Hospital 2007 - 2011 Resident and Senior Resident at NSCB Medical College 2016 - 2017 Consultant Radiation Oncologist at AIMS Hospital

Memberships:

Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI)

Areas of interest:

Head And Neck Cancer, Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer, Breast Cancer, Gynecological Cancer.

Research publications:

Upadhyay, Dr Sachin & Gupta, Gourav & Rawat, ShyamJi & Saxena, Upasna. (2014). Chloroma (Granulocytic sarcoma): An unusual cause of shoulder pain in chronic myeloid leukemia; a diagnostic dilemma. Journal of Orthopaedics and Allied Sciences. 2. 70. https://doi.org/10.4103/2319-2585.134206 Sharma, Manoj & Mitra, Swarupa & Saxena, Upasna & Bhushan, Manindra & Shrivastava, Himanshu & Simson, David K & Dewan, Abhinav & Chauhan, Deepika. (2014). Is volumetric modulated arc therapy (RapidArc) better than intensity modulated radiotherapy for gynecological malignancies? A dosimetric comparison. Journal of cancer research and therapeutics. 10. 883-8. https://doi.org/10.4103/0973-1482.138208 Mitra, Swarupa & Mehta, Anurag & Gupta, Sunil & Sharma, Anila & Louis, A & Sharma, Manoj & Saxena, Upasna & Simson, David K & Dewan, Abhinav. (2014). Primary Gastric Burkitt's Lymphoma. Rare tumors. 6. 5300. https://doi.org/10.4081/rt.2014.5300 Singh, Shamandeep & Mishra, A. & Goel, Varun & Talwar, Vineet & Raina, Shubhra & Dodagaudar, C. & Mitra, Swarupa & Saxena, U. & Shekhon, R. & Rawal, S.. (2015). 2727 Neo-adjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgery vs definitive chemo radiation as treatment for localized carcinoma cervix. European Journal of Cancer. 51. S539-S540. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0959-8049(16)31494-0 Kaur, Inderjit & Rawat, Sheh & Ahlawat, Parveen & Kakria, Anjali & Gupta, Gourav & Saxena, Upasna & Bhushan, Manindra. (2016). Dosimetric impact of setup errors in head and neck cancer patients treated by image_guided radiotherapy. Journal of Medical Physics. 41. 144-148. https://doi.org/10.4103/0971-6203.181640 Yadav, Girigesh & Bhushan, Manindra & Dewan, Abhinav & Saxena, Upasna & Kumar, Lalit & Chauhan, Deepika & Raman, Kothanda & Mitra, Swarupa & Suhail, Mahammood. (2017). Dosimetric influence of photon beam energy and number of arcs on volumetric modulated arc therapy in carcinoma cervix: A planning study. Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy. 22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rpor.2016.09.002 Choudhary, Sabeena & Mitra, Swarupa & Sharma, Manoj & Khullar, Pooja & Saxena, Upasna. (2017). Resurrection of whole liver radiotherapy–°A case report. Journal of the Egyptian National Cancer Institute. 29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnci.2017.01.001 Simson, David K & Mitra, Swarupa & Ahlawat, Parveen & Saxena, Upasna & Sharma, Manoj & Rawat, Sheh & Singh, Harpreet & Bansal, Babita & Sripathi, Lalitha & Tanwar, Aditi. (2018). Prospective study of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy using intensity-modulated radiotherapy and 5 fluorouracil for locally advanced rectal cancer –† Toxicities and response assessment. Cancer Management and Research. Volume 10. 519-526. https://doi.org/10.2147/CMAR.S142076

Specialisation

Head And Neck Cancer, Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer, Breast Cancer, Gynecological Cancer.