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Dr. Chaturbhuj R. Agrawal

MBBS, MD (Medicine), DNB (Medicine), DNB (Medical Oncology), ECMO (Europe)

Consultant, Medical Oncology

Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, Sector - 5, Rohini, Delhi - 110 085

About

Dr. Chaturbhuj Agrawal has earned his medical degrees from prestigious institutes. He completed MBBS from Jawaharlal Nehru medical college, Wardha and the MD (General Medicine) from AFMC, Pune in 2013.   He gained experience as senior resident from Gastroenterology Department at BMHRC (Bhopal) and Clinical hematology department at SGPGI (Lucknow) following which he joined the armamentarium of solid malignancies at RGCI&RC where he worked for three years as resident to obtain his DNB Medical oncology degree. He also gained "European Certificate in Medical Oncology" certified by European society of medical oncology (ESMO). Thereafter the journey of his clinical experience continued initially as attending consultant in the same institute for several months followed by promotion to full time consultant in July 2017. He carries rich experience in management of both hematological & non hematological malignancies (breast, lung and other solid tumors), as well as Bone Marrow Transplantation. His keen interest in clinical research in oncology originated from his dissertation on extranodal lymphomas followed by his presentation on profile of lung cancer in Indian females in IASLC, Thailand. His expertise spans from all types of oncologic emergencies, chemotherapy and hormonal therapy in addition to newer targeted and biologic therapies. He has done various national and international level paper and poster presentations many of which turned into publications in reputed journals.

PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY

Awards

  • Late Dr. Ajit Kashyap memorial national quiz on infections & tropical medicine - (AFMC Pune, India)
  • Best Poster Presentation Award in APICON - (APICON 2013, Coimbatore, India)
  • TYCA Quiz for oncology scholars - Qualified till zonal rounds (Mumbai, India)
  • ICON Oncology Quiz for Post Graduates (ICON 2017, Lucknow, India)

Achievements, workshops and presentations

  • ECG training manual Workshop in Pune hospital (May 2012)
  • Profile of multiple myeloma patients admitted in command hospital, Pune (APICON 2012, Kolkata)
  • Rare association of ulcerative colitis with aplastic anemia (APICON 2012, Kolkata)
  • Bortezomib induced sweet syndrome (European school of oncology 2012, Mumbai)
  • Profile of UTI in renal transplant recipient (APICON 2013, Coimbatore)
  • Study of secondary HLH patients in command hospital, Pune (APICON 2013, Coimbatore)
  • Cryptococcal infection of graft kidney (Sassoon hospital congress 2013, Pune)
  • EGFR mutation - an uncommon event in squamous cell carcinoma of lung (ACOS 2016, New Delhi)
  • Profile of adenocarcinoma lung amongst Indian females (APLCC 2016, Chiang mai, Thailand)
  • Study of epidemiological profile and clinical outcome of NSCLC patients who harbor EML4-ALK rearrangement (APLCC 2016, Chiang mai, Thailand)

Publications

  • Original article: Profile of infections in renal transplant recipients from India. (Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care, July 2016)
    • Case reports:
      • Rare occurrence of Bortezomib-induced Sweet's syndrome in multiple myeloma. (International Journal of Health & Allied Sciences. July 2016)
      • EGFR mutation - A commonly neglected mutation in squamous cell lung carcinoma (Journal of cancer metastasis and treatment, July 2016)
      • Rapidly progressive skin metastasis in EGFR wild and ALK Fusion negative adenocarcinoma lung: An unusual presentation. (International Journal of science and research methodology, April 2017)
      • Cryptococcal infection manifesting as chronic allograft dysfunction (Indian journal of nephrology - Accepted and Ahead of print)
      • Unusual pattern of whitening of eyebrows following Sunitinib therapy - A case report with brief review of literature - (International journal of Trichology - Accepted and Ahead of print)
      • Epulis presenting as congenital multiple polypoidal oral mass lesion - A Surprising case report. (Archives of medicine and surgery - Accepted and Ahead of print)
      • Oral lichen sclerosus in a breast cancer patient on Anastrazole therapy - A case report with brief review of literature - (Archives of medicine and health sciences - Accepted and Ahead of print)
    • Letter to editor:
      • FOLFOX Encephalopathy: A rare case series (South Asian journal of cancer, June 2017)
      • Sorafenib induced hand foot syndrome (Archives of medicine and health sciences, June 2016)
      • Unusual Serpentine hyperpigmentation indiced by 5 Fluorouracil (Pigment International - Accepted and ahead of print)

Specialized Areas

  • Hematological malignancies - Leukemias, Lymphomas and Plasma cell disorders.
  • All Solid Malignancies with keen interest in Breast cancer, lung cancer, ovarian and colonic malignancies.
  • Targeted Biologic therapies
  • Oncologic emergencies
  • Palliative care and Metronomic therapy

Educational Background

  • ESMO : European society for Medical Oncology
  • DNB (Medical Oncology) - RGCI & RC, Rohini, New Delhi, India
  • DNB (Medicine) - National Board of Examination, New Delhi, India
  • MD (General Medicine) - AFMC, Pune, India
  • MBBS - JNMC, Sawangi, Wardha, India

Experience

  • 2017 - Present : Consultant III in Dept of Medical Oncology, RGCI & RC, Delhi
  • 2017 - 2017 : Attending consultant in Dept of Medical Oncology, RGCI & RC, Delhi
  • 2014 - 2014 : Senior Resident in Dept of Hematology, SGPGI, Lucknow
  • 2013 - 2013 : Senior Resident in Dept of Gastroenterology, BMHRC, Bhopal
  • 2008 - 2009 : Junior resident in KMJ hospital, Gondia

Membership

  • Association of physicians of India (API)
  • Indian Cancer Society (ICS)
  • Indian society of Medical and Pediatric oncology (ISMPO)
  • Young oncology group of India (YOGI)
  • International association for study of lung cancer (IASLC)
  • European society of Medical oncology (ESMO)
  • International Extranodal lymphoma study group (IELSG)
Our Locations
  • Sir Chotu Ram Marg, Sector – 5, Rohini Institutional Area, Rohini, New Delhi, Delhi – 110085, India

    +91-11-47022222 | Fax +91 11 27051037

  • Squadron Leader Mahender Kumar Jain Marg, Block K, Niti Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110049

    +91-11-45822222 / +91-11-45822200

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