2018 Technical Fellowship Awardees


Dr Diane Andrea Ndoli, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Tanzania

Host Institution: Gaborone Private Hospital, Botswana

Acquiring  skills and knowledge on three-dimensional radiation technique​



*Dr Tung Thanh Pham, Hanoi Medical University, Viet Nam

Host Institution: Harvard School of Public Health, United States

Physical Activity and Cancer Control Efforts (P.A.C.C.E.)

*A Prevent Cancer Foundation awardee

Dr Minu Singh, Postgradaute Institute of Medical Education and Research, India

Host Institution: Northern Institute for Cancer Research, Newcastle University, United Kingdom

Next Generation Sequencing based comprehensive genomic characterization of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients

Dr Ryan Anthony Francisco Agas, University of Santo Tomas Hospital Benavides Cancer Institute, Philippines

Host Institution: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia

Survivorship and Improved Quality of Life in Rectal Cancer after Curative Therapy


Dr Sambit Manoranjan Nanda*, Galaxy CARE Laparoscopy Institute, India

Host Institution: Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Germany

Diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancers

*A Prevent Cancer Foundation awardee

Dr Paula Quesada, Hospital Max Peralta, Cartago, Costa Rica

Host Institution: Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular del Cancer (CSIC-USAL), Spain

Cancer Genetic Counseling



Dr Soniya Dulal, National Academy of Medical Sciences, Kathmandu, Nepal

Host Institution: University of Kansas Medical Center, United States

Multidisciplinary management of advanced/ incurable lung cancer


*Bayan Hosseini, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Host Institution: International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France

A Study to Evaluate Association of Occupational Exposure and Risk of Lung Cancer Multicenter: A Case- Control Study

*A Prevent Cancer Foundation awardee

Dr Olanisun Adewole, Home Institution: Women Against Rape Sexual Harrassment and Exploitation, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria

Host Institution: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Canada

Training in Genomics and molecular analysis of Lung cancer

Dr Khaled Matrawy, Medical Research Institute, Alexandria University, Egypt

Host Institution: Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Canada

3D DIXON isotropic sequence accuracy in sarcoma assessment



Dr Achille Van Christ Manirakiza, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Tanzania

Host Institution: Gaborone Private Hospital, Botswana

Clinical Application of Three-Dimensional Radiation Therapy Planning and Treatment



Dr Niharika Shah, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

Host Institution: Medical University of Graz, Austria

Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations positivity in Non- small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) based on mutation specific immunohistochemistry (IHC) in a tertiary care center

Dr CS Sureka, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India

Host Institution: National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Development of 3D spheroid cultures of normal and malignant breast cells using a polydimethysiloxane (PDMS) based hanging drop array (HAD) technique


Dr KR AnilaRegional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, India

Host Institution: Mayo Clinic Rochester, United States

Developing diagnostic skills in Head and Neck Cancers



*Dr Bettina Meiser, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Host Institution: Cancer Research Malaysia, Malaysia

Development and evaluation of culturally sensitive decision tools for people at high risk for cancer

*A Prevent Cancer Foundation awardee

*Dr Olalekan AjayiLadoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital (LAUTECH), Osogbo, Nigeria

Host Institution: University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, United Kingdom

Expression of Androgen and Epidermal Growth Factor Receptors (AR and EGFR) in Nigerian Breast Cancer Patients

*A Prevent Cancer Foundation awardee

*Dr Christos Nikolaidis, Universitaet Basel, Switzerland

Host Institution: Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute of the Wexner Medical Center

Increasing the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Cascade Screening for Lynch Syndrome (Hereditary Non-polyposis Colorectal Cancer) in Switzerland

*A Prevent Cancer Foundation awardee


Dr Abhishek Budharapu, Apollo Hospitals Educational Research Foundation, India

Host Institution: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), United States

Dental rehabilitation in patients undergoing free flap reconstruction after maxillectomy

Dr Rajmohan, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Host Institution: Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, United States

Surgical techniques for major hepatectomies in liver cancer


Dr Bakho Dvali, New Vision University, Tbilsi, Georgia

Host Institution: Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Germany

Laparoscopic total mesorectal excision with autonomic nerve preservation

Dr Manisa Pattanayak, Cancer Research Institute, SRHU, Dehradun, India

Host Institution: National Cancer Center Japan, Japan

Salvage surgery for cancer of the Laryngopharynx in the organ preservation era

Dr Gazmend Temaj, University of Pristina, Kosovo

Host Institution: Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany

ZNF384 alterations in cytogenetically - normal B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia



Dr Jeewan Ram, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, India

Host Institution: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), United States

Clinical Observership at a Hepatopancreatobiliary Service



Dr SR Priya, Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, Visakhapatnam, India

Host Institution: University of Pittsburgh Physicians, United States

Endoscopic surgery for paranasal sinus neoplasms involving skull base: Importance of imaging

Dr Benazir Mirkhan, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Host Institution: Todd Cancer Institute, United States

Role of Image Guided radiotherapy (IGRT) including both external beam radiotherapy and brachytherapy (IGBT) in gynaecological cancers, especially in cervical cancer

Dr Madhup Rastogi, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India

Host Institution: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), United States

Treatment policies of endometrial cancer: Brachytherapy versus External beam radiotherapy

Dr Uranchimeg Tsegmed, National Cancer Center of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Host Institution: Princess Margaret Hospital, Canada

To observe and acquire skills in radiotherapeutic management of head and neck and liver malignancies

Abdelbagi Omer Osman, National Cancer Institute, University of Gezira, Wad Medani, Sudan

Host Institution: Centre de lutte contre le cancer de Batna, Algeria

Assessment of Glomerular and renal tubular toxicity in cancer patients treated with nephrotoxic therapy using radiotracer


Wafaa Rashed, Children's Cancer Hospital Egypt, Cairo, Egypt

Host Institution: Ohio State University, United States

LINE1 repetitive element expression and resistance to MET-targeted therapy in cancer

Dr Sarandeep Singh Puri Sarvodaya Superspeciality Hospital & Heart Centre, Ghaziabad, India       

Host Institution: King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom

Clonogenic assay in the analysis and characterization of haematopoietic progenitor cells from different sources


Dr Nalini Bansal, SRL Ltd, Fortis Escorts Okhla, New Delhi, India

Host Institution: Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Study of pathological features of liver injury predictive of adverse effects of immune check point blockage therapy

Dr Vincenzo Costanzo, Fondazione Istituto FIRC di Oncologia Molecolare, Milan, Italy

Host Institution: New York University School of Medicine, United States

Ubiquitin dependent regulation of Rad51 function in DNA repair and replication fork protection

Dr Zaima Mazorra, Center of Molecular Immunology, Havana, Cuba

Host Institution: Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Lausanne, Switzerland

Immunological biomarkers in NSCLC patients treated with a cancer vaccine

Dr Karthikeyan Nithiyanantham, Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Center, Bangalore, India

Host Institution: Azienda Sanitaria Ulss 6, Vicenza, Italy

Clinical Implementation of Small Field Dosimetry in Advanced Radiotherapy modalities



Dr Kayo Nakata, Osaka International Cancer Institute, Osaka, Japan

Host Institution: International Agency for Research on Cancer (IACR), Lyon, France

Analysis and interpretation of international variations in the incidence of childhood renal tumours



Dr Ram Charith Alva, M.S.Ramaiah Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, India

Host Institution: University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, United States

Hypofractionated conformal radiotherapy in upper abdominal malignancies



Dr Iftikhar Ahmad, Institute of Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine, Peshawar, Pakistan​

Host institution: University of Perugia, Italy

Dosimetry Perspectives in Interstitial, Endoluminal and Endocavitary Brachytherapy Techniques​


Dr Prasenjit Dey, Tata Medical Center, India

Host Institution: University of Manitoba, Canada

Strategies to Improve Follow up in patients with Head and Neck Cancer


Dr Ismailovi Tengiz, National Cancer Center of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

Host institution: University Hospital Frankfurt, Germany

Open and minimally invasive surgical techniques for liver resection​



Dr Maysa Silveira, A. C. Camargo Cancer Center, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Host Institution: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Canada

Observership in Breast Cancer: Evaluation of treatment in non-metastatic triple-negative breast cancer - outcomes and differences between public health system treatments in countries with distinct economic development​


Dr Santhosh Kuriakose, Government Medical College Kozhikode, Kozhikode, India

Host Institution: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, United States

 Challenges to transform the first Gynecologic Oncology Division in the Government sector into a full-fledged teaching Institution and need for Specialized training in Minimally invasive surgery using advanced technology


Zuyén González Castillo, Center of Molecular Immunology, Cuba

Host Institution: Instituto Nacional de Cancerología, Mexico

NK and NKT cells in the efficacy of a ganglioside-based vaccine in cancer patients​



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Thursday 12 January 2023

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