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Cancer-Immunotherapy - Basics and applications in Indian scenario
Date: Sun 05 May, 2019 3:00–3:50pm
Duration: 50 mins

The session will cover

  1. Basics of immuno-oncology mechanisms
  2. Checkpoint Inhibitors and CAR T-cell therapy in cancer
  3. How to identify a patient  who will benefit from immunotherapy
About the presenter:
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Dr. Suresh Advani, Consultant Medical Oncologist

Dr. Suresh Advani is a renowned name in the field of oncology. He pioneered Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in India and is an expert in bone marrow transplantation, stem cell transplantation, breast cancer, acute myeloma, and acute leukemia , with a practicing experience of more than 35 years.

He has held the position of the Chief of Medical oncology at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and was responsible for setting up Oncology department at the prestigious Jaslok hospital, Mumbai. He is now an independent consultant at various hospitals in Mumbai.


  • Padma Bhushan (Government of India, 2012)
  • Dr. B. C. Roy National Award (MCI, 2005)
  • Lifetime Achievement award in Oncology (Harvard Medical International, 2005)
  • and more
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