Seminer & Conferences  
Department of Radiodiagnosis, CNCI

I ) Conferences attended by Dr Suparna Mazumder

  • Annual State Radiology Conference held in Kolkata in Nov 2005
  • CME on breast imaging held in December 2005 at CMRI, Kolkata.

II) DRD- Tech courses

Active participation by all members of the department.

Dept. of Medical oncology

Recent publication and presentation:

1. Comparison of single agent chemotherapy in advanced NSCLC , in terms of response, time of tumour progression, toxicity and quality of life, in older patient (> 60 yrs. Of age) ------------ A pilot study.

Dr. A Dasgupta, Dr.Sallauddin Ahmed, Dr.Partha Nath, Oncology, CNCI, KOLKATA. Poster presentation in Geriatric Oncology Conferences. 14th to 16th Oct. 2005, TMH, Mumbai.

2. IFN alpha 2b enhances in vitro cytotxic efficacy of peripheral blood mononuclear cells from head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients by including secretion of IL-2 AND IFN –gamma.

Anamika Basu, D.Ghosh, S.Pal, KK Mukherjee, J. Biswas. and R.Baral. ----------
Poster presentation in 31st Annual conferences of Immunology – 2005.

3. IFN alpha 2b augments suppressed immune function in tobacco related head and neck squamous cell ca patients by modulating cytokine signaling. Anamika Basu, D.Ghosh, S. Pal, KK.Mukherjee, J. Biswas, R.Baral. ORAL ONCOLOGY (2006)42; 161-171

Project Associated

DEVOLOPMENT OF atlas of cancer in India
A project of the NCRP – ICMR supported by WHO

Conference and Workshops attended – by Dr. Chinmayi Roy

1. XV annual state conference of Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists held on 2nd October, 2005 at Kolkata.
2. XI international CME on Surgical pathology and Cytology held on 26th to 28th January, 2006 at Kolkata.


. List of Publications:
i) Approximately 580Kb surrounding the MYC gene is amplified in head & neck squamous cell carcinoma of Indian patients’ Pathology – Research and Practice, August 2005
ii) Deletion mapping of chromosome 13q in head & neck squamous cell carcinoma in Indian patients: correlation with prognosis of the tumor Int. Journal of Experimental Pathology (2006) 87, 151-161
iii) Genetic alterations (Amplifications and Rearrangement) of D-type Cyclins Loci in Head and Neck squamous cell carcinoma in Indian Patients: prognostic significance and clinical implications: Diagnostic Molecular Pathology, Volume 15, November 1, March 2006

5. Participation in conferences:
The Department actively participated at the Sixth National Meet of the Foundation for Head & Neck Oncology in Udaipur in October 2005.

Department of Gynecological Oncology

1. “Radical vaginal hysterectomy” in State of the Art vaginal Surgery. Eds: Goel N; Rajaram S. 1st Edition 2006. Jaypee Brothers. New Delhi
2. “Management of abnormal Pap smear; an evidence based guideline” in Current Obstetrics & Gynecology. Eds: Mukherjee G. 1st Edition 2006. Jaypee Brothers, New Delhi
3. Cervical Screening by Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid (VIA) is well. Accepted by Women - Results from a Community-based Study in Rural India. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2006;7
4. Women’s perceptions and social barriers determine compliance to cervical screening: Results from a population based study in India. Cancer Detection and Prevention. 2006; 30: 369–374
5. HPV Prevalence in post-radiotherapy cancer cervix patients: association with recurrence & progression. International Journal of Gynaecological Cancer 2006; 16: 1048-54
6. Is interferon-a and retinoic acid combination along with radiation superior to chemo radiation in the treatment of advanced carcinoma of cervix? Indian Journal of Cancer 2006; 43: 54-59
7. Palliative Care – An Integral Part of Cancer Management. Indian Journal of Gynecological Oncology. 2006; 4: 5-13.

1. Basak S, Mandal S, Ghosh TC (2005): Correlations between genomic GC levels and optimal growth temperatures: some comments. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. Vol. 327, No. 4, pp.969-970.

2. Singh RK, Dasgupta S, Bhattacharya N, Chunder N, Mondal R, Roy A, Mandal S, Roychowdhury S, Panda CK(2005): Deletion in chromosome 11 and Bcl-1/Cyclin D1 alterations are independently associated with the development of uterine cervical carcinoma. J. Cancer Res. Clin. Oncology. Vol. 131, No. 6, pp.395-406.

3. Chakraborty I, Mandal S (2005): Cancer Pattern in Kolkata 1997-2001:Population Based Cancer Registry Report. Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute Publication 2005.


Golden Jubilee celebration

A National Workshop on High Performance Liquid Chromatography and Fluorescence Microscopy was conducted by Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute during 6-8 December, 2007. The programme was inaugurated by Prof Suravi Banerjee, Vice Chancellor, Netaji Subhas Open University. This workshop was a part of the Golden Jubilee celebration of CNCI. Eminent scientists from CNCI and faculties from other universities delivered their lectures and about 44 participants from different parts of the country participated in the workshop and made the programme a grand success..
Golden Jubilee
CNCRC a component of CNCI is observing its Golden Jubilee this year (1957 - 2007). To celebrate our Golden Jubilee year we arranged International Seminar on "Recent Trends in Cancer Research & Treatment" from November 1 - 3, 2007 at Science City, Kolkata. Expert Physicians and Scientists from India & abroad delivered invited talks in different areas of Cancer Treatment and Basic Research. As a whole it was a very interactive seminar full of information and brain storming.