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Dr. Vineet Talwar

DM (Medical Oncology), FRCP (U.K), DNB (Medicine), FICP, FIMSA, MNAMS

Director, Dept. of Medical Oncology

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Dr Vineet Talwar is presently working as Director, Dept of Medical Oncology at RGCIRC. He has been serving in the Department of Medical Oncology since May 2000

He had completed his DM (Medical Oncology) from prestigious Adyar cancer institute, Chennai in March, 2000.He has over 40 publications in his credit in various national and international journals, peer reviewed journals.

He is member of the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), American Society Of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Indian Cooperative Oncology Network (ICON), Indian Society Of Oncology (ISO) to name few.

He has been awarded three orations from The Association Physician Of India, Indian Academy Of Clinical Medicine. He was awarded the prestigious ‘Chikitsa Ratan Award’ by the Delhi State Medical Association for his efforts in field of cancer.He is a Fellow of Royal College of Physicans Edinburgh (FRCP) and also credited as a Fellow of International Medical Sciences Academy (FIMSA).

Specialized Areas

  • Genito Urinary medical oncology
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Hepato-pancreato-billiary oncology
  • Breast Oncology

Educational Background

  • D.M (Medical Oncology) – Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai, 2000
  • D.N.B (General Medicine) – National Academy of Medical Sciences (N.A. M.S) from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi. 1996
  • M.B.B.S – Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India, 1990


  • 2000 – Till date – Associate consultant in Dept of medical Oncology in and subsequently promoted to the rank of Co-Director in Feb 2017
  • 1996 – 1998 – Registrar in Department of Medical Oncology in Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Delhi.
  • 1992 -1993 – House Physician in Department of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine, A.I.I.M.S, Delhi.

Professional Journey


  • 2010 to till date – Diplomate National Board Thesis Guide, Involved in various International and National Clinical Research Trials at RGCI
  • Appointed by National Board of Examinations (NBE) as Examiner for formative assessment of DNB Medical oncology trainees for Year 2015-2016 and 2016-2017.
  • Peer reviewer for Oncology for Journal of Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine (JIACM) for year 2007 to 2010.
  • Member advisory board for Asian Journal of Oncology (Elsevier) for year 2015-2017.


  • Pawan Kumari Jain Oration award 2003, for young researchers in field of Internal Medicine by Association Physicians of India, Delhi state chapter. Topic-Chronic Myeloid Leukemia-recent advances.
  • RGCON 2004: Hepatibilliary and Pancreatic Cancer award 2004. Best paper-clinical benefit response with gemcitabine and platinum in carcinoma pancreas.
  • Dr B C Bansal and Dr Uma Bansal oration award 2008 for advancement of clinical medicine 2008 by Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine. Topic- Targeted Therapy in Cancer
  • Searle Oration awarded in Jan 2010 in Apicon 2010(Association Physicians of India) in Jaipur.
  • Awarded ‘CHIKITSA RATAN AWARD’ September 2010 at Delhi State Medical Association Conference for meritorious achievements in the field of Medical Oncology.
  • Awarded G.S Sainani Oration in APICON- 2015 held at Gurgaon, Haryana for original research in Field of medical oncology in Triple negative breast cancer.
  • Award Of Excellence In Medicine presented at 59 annual award presentation ceremony of Delhi State Medical Association Conference   in Jan 2017
  • Award of Excellence in Medical Oncology at RGCIRC on 24 September 2016,   the 20th foundation day of Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Center.
  • Vishist Chikitsa Ratna Award, held in July 2016 by Delhi State Medical Association for meritorious achievements in the field of Medical Oncology.



Indexed Journal Publications as full articles:  (as first author)

  • ALL presenting as Breast Mass JAPI 48:1212 – 1213;2000 .
  • Intracardiac metastasis from a testicular germ cell tumor. JAPI 50, 855-856;2002.
  • Spontaneous fracture and pulmonary embolization of central venous catheter. The journal of vascular Access, 4:158-159 ; 2003.
  • Erythrodysesthesia Associated with a cytosine Arabinoside during therapy of Acute myeloid Leukemia – report of two cases JIACM  4(4); 340 – 2 ; 2003.
  • Flagellate hyperpigmentation from bleomycin Indian J Dermatol Venerol Leprol 70;46-47;2004.
  • Thymic carcinoma presenting as Myasthenia Gravis JIACM 5 (4), 354-6, 2004.
  • Bleomycin induced flagellate Hyperpigmentations JIMSA 19, (4),Oct – Dec 2006.
  •  Isolated Intraorbital metastasis in Breast Carcinoma JAPI 55;451-453;2007.
  •  Imatinib mesylate induced skin Hypopigmentation JAPI Vol 55, 527;2007.
  •  Carcinomatosis meningitis-A rare site of progression in Carcinoma Gall               Bladder; Accepted for publication 2015 (Ref; 2730/13/J/DGJ) in JIACM.
  •  Sunitinib usage in metstatic renal cell carcinoma in the background of chronic kidney disease in an Indian patient; A case report: Current medicine research and practice 2016 ; 6 ; 24 – 26.
  • Gemcitabine and Cisplatin in inoperable, loco-regionally advanced and metastatic gallbladder cancer: A study from Northern India cancer institute. Vineet Talwar, Shubhra Raina, Varun Goel, Dinesh C. Doval Int J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis 2016;6:108-113.
  • Safety and tolerability of Peg-grafeel™, a pegfilgrastim, for the prophylactic treatment of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia and febrile neutropenia: A prospective, observational, postmarketing surveillance study in India. Dr Vineet Talwar et al.South Asian Journal of Cancer: Accepted for Publication .
  • Altretamine in advanced pretreated epithelial ovarian carcinoma patients: Experience from a center in north India Vineet Talwar, Varun Goel, Shubhra Raina, Nivedita Patnaik, D.C. Doval.Current medicine Research & Practice, p109-112,Published online: May 12, 2016
  • Dengue fever in cancer patients: Retrospective analysis, Vineet Talwar, Varun Goel, Shubhra Raina, Jyoti Talwar,Nivedita Patnaik, D.C. Doval, Current medicine Research & Practice, ,Published online: Aug 16, 2016
  • Gemcitabine and Carboplatin in Inoperable, Loco- Regionally Advanced and Metastatic Gallbladder Cancer- A Study from Northern Indian Cancer Institute Vineet Talwar1*, Shubhra Raina1, Varun Goel1 a nd Dinesh C. Doval1. Talwar et al.; BJMMR, 19(12): 1-7, 2017; Article no.BJMMR.30843

Book Chapters

  • Targeted Therapy in Solid tumors,The API Medicine update Vol.18; 2008, pg 508-518
  • Signal Transduction Inhibitors,The IACM Clinical update Vol.10; 2007, pg 339-340
  • Prognostic factors in Lung Cancer ; The Oncology Knowledge Bank; Lung Cancer; Vol-2; 2008; p 61-70
  • Chronic myeloid leukemia: Recent advances. The API medicine update Vol: X 2010.
  • CML- Recent Advances in management,The API Medicine update Vol: XIV 2014.
  • Early Cancer detection and management Haryana APICON, Medicine update 2014.
  • Management of Metastatic Breast Cancer,The API medicine update Vol 25; 2015 ; pg 750-754


  • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) EDINBURGH (U.K).
  • Fellow of Indian College of Physicians (FICP )
  • Fellow of International Medical Sciences Academy (FIMSA)
  • Member European Society of medical Oncology (ESMO)
  • Member American Society Of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • Life Member India Society of Oncology (ISO)
  • Life Member Breast Cancer Foundation India (BCFI)
  • Life Member Indian cooperative Oncology Network (ICON) Group

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