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Combining radiation therapy and immunotherapy in cancer treatment
Date: Mon 15 Apr, 2024 8:00–8:40pm
Duration: 40 mins

What the session is about

Discussion (8:00 to 8:30 pm) 

  • Radiation therapy: Mechanism and role in oncology
  • Synergistic effects of radiation therapy with other modalities
  • Basics of immunology
  • Basics of immunotherapy and role of checkpoint inhibitors
  • Combination of radiation therapy and immunotherapy
  • Discussion on clinical trials

Interactive Q&A (8:30 to 8:40 pm)

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  • You can also send questions 'Live' during the Webinar on 15th April through the chat window below the video
About the presenter:
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Dr. Srikanth Rao is a Senior Consultant and professor in Radiation Oncology at Gandhi Medical College / MNJ Institute of Oncology & RCC

  • Dr. Rao has completed his MBBS from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, M.D (Radiation oncology) from Osmania Medical College/MNJIO & RCC, Hyderabad
  • He has attended several conferences, seminars, workshops, etc. in radiation oncology. Which also includes national annual conferences and AROI-ESTRO conferences on conformal methods of radiotherapy
  • He has also attended cancer screening camps in the local areas and delivered cancer awareness talks on local TV channels
  • He was also a coinvestigator in the investigator meet on a trial of lapatanib and pazopanib in Ca.Cervix at Vienna, Austria
  • He was treasurer of the AROI AP chapter in 2008 and is currently the president of Telangana chapter of AROI
  • One of his publications includes: “A Comparative Study of Conventional and CT-based Planning of Target Volumes and Organs at Risk in Intracavitary brachytherapy for carcinoma of Cervix” International Archives of Integrated Medicine, vol. 3, Issue 9, September 2016
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