Radiation Oncology
HOD: Dr. Tapas Maji

MBBS, MD, DNB
In the Grade of Specialist Grade I
 

 


Team

Dr. Debarshi Lahiri                            In the Grade of Specialist Grade II
Dr. Sanjoy Roy                                   Consultant
Dr. Dilip Kumar Ray                         Senior physicist & Radiation Safety Officer
Mr. Rajib Das                                     Physicist.
Mr. Dilip Kumar Misra                     Physicist
Mr. Atanu Kumar                              Physicist
Mr. Bijan Mohanta                             Physicist
Dr. Anjan Adak                                  Senior resident
Dr. Aparna Ganguli                           Senior resident
Dr. Liaqat Ali Molla                          Junior resident
Mr. Tapas Kar                                   Radiotherapy Technician
Mr. Barun Roychaudhuri                 Radiotherapy Technician
Mr. Mans Bhattacharya                   Radiotherapy Technician
Mr. Prasanta Kumar Ray                Radiotherapy Technician
Mr. Kausik Ghosh                            Radiotherapy Technician
Mr. Satyaranjan Pramanik              Radiotherapy Technician

Clinical Activities / Objective of the department

The cost of precision radiotherapy with quality control is increasing rapidly with the incorporation of advanced technologies in the modern radiotherapy equipments. To cope with the situation the department of radiotherapy is provided with a new state-of-the-art Dual Photon Energy Linear Accelerator with IMRT, IGRT, VMAT and Stereotactic Radiosurgery & Stereotactic Radiotherapy facilities to cater precision radiotherapy also to the economically backward cancer patients. The patient treatments utilizing the above facilities in the department have started since March 2012. Procurement of the second Linear Accelerator with Low Energy X-Ray with all the above facilities and 4D wide bore CT Simulator is under process. In addition the department also possesses one Tele-cobalt machine, two High Dose Rate remote after-loading Ir-192 Brachytherapy machines including Integrated Brachytherapy Unit, CT Simulation facility and 3D-Treatment Planning System.

The department runs Post Graduate Courses like DNB Radiotherapy and Post M.Sc. Diploma Course in Medical Physics. The department also started internship in Medical Physics. Further, the department runs undergraduate courses like DRT (Tech) & DRD (Tech). The department organized regular seminars for various academic programs running in the department.

Brief description of work done

  • Total no. of Radiotherapy beds = 37 (General/Free – 21, Subsidised – 16)

  • Total no. of Indoor admissions = 526 (General/Free – 347, Subsidised – 179)

  • OPD attendance = 7526 (General/Free – 5304, Subsidised – 2222)

  • New Cases Planned for External Beam Radiotherapy = 1056

  • Brachytherapy cases: ICRT for Ca Cervix: 395

Cancer sites

No. of patients treated (EBRT)

Head & Neck

220

Gastro-intestinal

56

Lung

57

Breast

216

Cervix & Uterus

395

Genito-Urinary

25

Lymphomas & Leukemia

37

Brain & Neurological

17

Miscellaneous

33

Post M.Sc. Diploma Course in Medical Physics

This institute runs Post M.Sc. Diploma Course in Medical Physics since 2011 in collaboration with Jadavpur University, Kolkata under affiliation of Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB), Govt. of India. Following eight students have been admitted in the course for session 2012-13.

1. Ishita Sinha

2. Sourav Mondal

3. Samar Mondal

4. Punam Kumari

5. Sandipan Roychoudhury

6. Rajdip Mitra

7. A. Govinda Rao

8. Swarup Daw

Medical Physics Internship

As per revised Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, Government of India, AERB Safety Code, 2011 [Code No. AERB/RF-MED/SC-1 (REV. 1)], minimum 12 months internship in a recognized well equipped radiation therapy department has been specified as a mandatory requirement for the candidates qualifying Medical Physics/Radiation Physics training programme from 2013 onwards for their recognition as Medical Physicist. This institute started one year internship in Medical Physics from 2013. There are five posts of Medical Physics Interns. At present following two candidates from Dr. B. Barooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati are undergoing Medical Physics Internship program:

1. Ms. Monalisha Roy

2. Ms. Tanushree Saha

Diplomate of the National Board of Examination (DNB) Program

Diplomate of the National Board of Examination (DNB), New Delhi course for Radiotherapy was started in the institute in year 2005 with two primary seats in each specialty per year. At present two candidates are pursuing the course:

1. Dr. Biplab Misra

2. Dr. Subhodip Das

Medical Physics Internship

As per revised Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, Government of India, AERB Safety Code, 2011 [Code No. AERB/RF-MED/SC-1 (REV. 1)], minimum 12 months internship in a recognized well equipped radiation therapy department has been specified as a mandatory requirement for the candidates qualifying Medical Physics/Radiation Physics training programme from 2013 onwards for their recognition as Medical Physicist. This institute started one year internship in Medical Physics from 2013. There are five posts of Medical Physics Interns. At present following two candidates from Dr. B. Barooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati are undergoing Medical Physics Internship program:

1. Ms. Monalisha Roy

2. Ms. Tanushree Saha

Diploma in Radiotherapy Technician (DRT – TECH)

DRT-TECH course started since 2003 under the affiliation to State Medical Faculty, West Bengal. This course is of two years duration having four seats per year. At present the following candidates are pursuing the course:

A. 1st Year

1. Abdur Rahaman

2. Akhil Ch. Dinda

3. Shyam Sundar Manna

4. Susanta Kumar Guria

B. 2nd Year

1. Ajay Shaw

2. Dalia Das

3. Ayan Manna

4. Prajana Mitra R. Sankrityam

Publications

1. Synthesis and Dielectric Studies of polyorthotoluidine – polyacrylamide conducting polymer composites” A.K. Himanshu, S.K. Bandopadhyay, Rajni Bahuguna, D.K. Ray and T.P. Sinha; American Institute of Physics. Conf. Proc. 1447, 149-150 (2012)

2. Determination of fundamental properties of Volumetric Modulated arc therapy by solving Lagranges equation of motion and its clinical consequence of force dependent Multileaf collimator positional error. Biplab sarkar Manikandan A, Dr. Matryee Nandy Dr. Prasad Basu Dr. Suman Mallik Dr. Jyotirup Goswami, Dr. Amitav Ray, Dr. Dilip Kumar Ray, N Sujatha. Conf. pub. AMPICON 2012

3. Derivative gamma analysis method, a new technique to incorporate the dose gradient factor for quantitative evaluation of dose distribution: stepping stone towards general theory of gamma analysis. Sarkar Biplab, Maytryee Nandy, Manikandan A, Ray Amitav, Sujatha N, Ray Dilip Kumar Conf. Pub. AMPICON 2012

Achievements

1. Dr. Tapas Maji has availed clinical training on IMRT/IGRT/VAMAT techniques at Universitatsmedizine Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Germany from February 21- March 01, 2013.

2. Dr. Tapas Maji has chaired a scientific session in AROICON 2012 held at Kolkata from 29th November – 2nd December 2012.

3. Dr. Tapas Maji has chaired a scientific session in FHNO 2012 at Tata Memorial Centre, Kolkata on 6th-8th April 2012.

4. Dr. Debarshi Lahiri and Dr. Sanjoy Roy attended AROI-ESTRO Teaching Course on Advanced Technologies held at New Delhi from 14 – 18th October 2012.

5. Dr. Debarshi Lahiri and Dr. Sanjoy Roy attended the annual conference of Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROICON 2012) held at Kolkata from 29th November – 2nd December 2012.

6. Dr. Debarshi Lahiri and Mr. Atanu Kumar attended workshop on Image Guided Brachytherapy in Gynecological malignancies at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai from 11-12th January 2013.

7. Dr. D. K. Ray, Dr. T. Maji, Dr. P. Chaudhuri, Dr. D. Lahiri, Mr. Dillip Kumar Misra, Mr. Rajib Das, Mr. Atanu Kumar were appointed as paper setters and examiners for Post M.Sc. Diploma in Radiological Physics at Jadvpur University, Kolkata.

8. Dr. T. Maji, Dr. P.Chaudhuri, D.K.Ray, Mr. Rajib Das, Mr. Atanu Kumar and Mr. Dillip Kumar Misra were appointed as Examiner by State Medical Faculty, Govt. of West Bengal for DRT (Tech), DRD (Tech) Paramedical courses.

9. Dr. D.K.Ray was appointed as technical expert for Quality Assurance gadgets for IMRT, VMAT at Dr. B. Barooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati.

10. Mr. Manas Chakraborty and Mr. Prasanta Kumar Ray, RT Technician presented paper in 4th Annual National & 16th International Conference of ARTICON at Hyderabad from 12-14th October 2012.


Ph.D. in Clinical Oncology and Related subjects in Department of Radiotherapy

Following three PhD scholars are pursuing PhD at present:

Name of Guide

Name of Candidate

Dr. Prabir Chaudhuri (Retd.Oct..13)

Dr. Kalyanshree Chowdhury

Dr. Dilip Kumar Ray

Devi Nand Singh