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Rakesh Kapoor, M.D., M.A.M.S
Associate Professor 
 
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research
Department of Radiotherapy
Sector-12
Chandigarh - 160 012   
 
E-mail: drkapoor.r@gmail.com
Phone: +91-172-2756396, 2756390
 
URL: http://pgimer.edu.in/PGIMER_PORTAL/PGIMERPORTAL/Department/Global/JSP/home_dept.jsp?CP=Eng&deptid=d43&B2=GO
 
Positions Held:
Position Affiliation Time Period
Associate Professor 2006-Present
Assistant Professor 2000-2006
Registrar Department of Radiotherapy, Goverment Medical College, Jammu, India 1997-2000
Junior Resident 1994-1997
Demonstrator 1993-1994
 
Area of Specialization:
Radiotherapy
Research Summary:
Evolution of dose escalation in primary radiations therapy of carcinoma oesophyne
High dose rate intrahyminal radiation for the palliative management of malignant biliary tract obstruction by endoscopic method
Search for optimization of different radiation schedules in carcinoma oesophyne
Role of epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors with external radiation in unresectable non small cell lung cancers
 
Publications:
1.Kapoor, R., Khosla, D., Shukla, A. K., Kumar, R., Gupta, R., Oinam, A. S. and Sharma, S. C.  Dosimetric and clinical outcome in image-based high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy for anal cancer. Brachytherapy. 2014.  13, 388-393. [PubMed]
2.Bahl, A., Kapoor, R., Bhattacharya, T. and Sharma, S. C.  Duodenal toxicity after fractionated chemoradiation for unresectable pancreatic cancer. In Regard to Kelly et al. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. 2014.  88, 237. [PubMed]
1 Kapoor, R., Khosla, D., Gupta, R., Bahl, A., Shukla, A. K. and Sharma, S. C.  Role of neoadjuvant concurrent chemoradiation in locally advanced unresectable pancreatic cancer: a feasibility study at tertiary care centre. Indian Journal of Cancer. 2014. 51, 176-179. [PubMed]
2 Kapoor, R., Bhattacharya, T., Bahl, A., Gupta, R., Kalra, N. Can we consider metastatic colon cancer in the ambit of chronic disease in present scenario?Experience of a tertiary care centre from India. Clinical Cancer Investigation Journal. 2014. 3, 40-45. 
3 Bahl, A., Kapoor, R., Bhattacharya, T. and Sharma, S. C.  Duodenal toxicity after fractionated chemoradiation for unresectable pancreatic cancer. In Regard to Kelly et al. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. 2014. 88, 237. [PubMed]
4 Kapoor, R., Khosla, D., Shukla, A. K., Kumar, R., Gupta, R., Oinam, A. S. and Sharma, S.C. Dosimetric and clinical outcome in image-based high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy for anal cancer. Brachytherapy. 2014. 13, 388-393. [PubMed]
5 Santhosh, S., Mittal, B. R., Bhasin, D., Srinivasan, R., Rana, S., Das, A., Nada, R., Bhattacharya, A., Gupta, R. and Kapoor, R.  Role of (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography in the characterization of pancreatic masses: experience from tropics. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2013.  28, 255-261. [PubMed]
6 Khosla, D., Kumar, R., Kapoor, R. and Sharma, S. C.  Sphincter preservation in anal cancer: a brief review. Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology : Official Journal of the Saudi Gastroenterology Association. 2013.  19, 101-107. [PubMed]
7 Bhattacharyya, T., Bahl, A., Kapoor, R. Primary adenoidcystic carcinoma of lung: A case report and review of the literature. Journal of cancer research & therapy. 2013. 9, 302-304.
8 Kumar, N., Bhattacharya, T., Kumar, R., Radotra, B. D., Mukherjee, K. K., Kapoor, R. and Ghoshal, S.  Is neurocysticercosis a risk factor for glioblastoma multiforme or a mere coincidence: A case report with review of literature. Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice. 2013.  4, 67-69. [PubMed]
9 Kapoor, R., Kumar, R., Dey, P. and Mittal, B. R.  A late recurrence of renal cell carcinoma as pancreatic metastases: a rare disease. BMJ Case Reports. 2013. [PubMed]
10 Bhattacharyya, T., Kapoor, R., Bahl, A., Yadav, B. S., Singh, U., Joshi, K., Rane, S. and Sharma, S. C.  Carcinoma lung presenting with choroidal metastasis as initial presentation: a rarity. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics. 2013. 9, 504-506. [PubMed]
11 Kumar, R., Khosla, D., Kapoor, R. and Bharti, S.  Small intestinal lymphoma in a post-renal transplant patient: a rare case with late presentation. Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer. 2014.  45 Suppl 1, 2-5. [PubMed]
12 Sasikumar, A., Harisankar, C. N., Bhattacharya, A., Kapoor, R. and Mittal, B. R.  18F-FDG PET/CT in a case of malignant priapism secondary to metastasis from mucoid adenocarcinoma of the cecum. Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 2013.  38, e91-2. [PubMed]
13 Aggarwal, R., Patel, F. D., Kapoor, R., Kang, M., Kumar, P. and Chander, S.  Evaluation of high-dose-rate intraluminal brachytherapy by percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage in the palliative management of malignant biliary obstruction--a pilot study. Brachytherapy. 2013.  12, 162-170. [PubMed]
14 Kapoor, R., Khosla, D., Gupta, R., Srinivasan, R., Bahl, A., Kumar, R. and Sharma, S. C.  Uterine cervix metastasis from primary colorectal carcinoma: a report of two cases with review of literature. Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer. 2013.  44, 231-233. [PubMed]
15 Khosla, D., Kumar, R., Kapoor, R. and Sharma, S. C.  Sphincter preservation in anal cancer: a brief review. Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology : Official Journal of the Saudi Gastroenterology Association. 2013. 19, 101-107. [PubMed]
16  Kapoor, R., Singh, P.K., Bahl, A. Potential for adjuvant treatment after  radical resection in Carcinoma Gall Bladder.A Teritary Care Center Experience. Clinical CancerInvestigation Journal. 2013. 2, 207-211.
.17 Kumar, R., Khosla, D., Kapoor, R. and Bharti, S.  Small intestinal lymphoma in a post-renal transplant patient: a rare case with late presentation. Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer. 2014. 45 Suppl 1, 2-5. [PubMed]
18 Kumar, N., Bhattacharya, T., Kumar, R., Radotra, B. D., Mukherjee, K. K., Kapoor, R. and Ghoshal, S.  Is neurocysticercosis a risk factor for glioblastoma multiforme or a mere coincidence: A case report with review of literature. Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice. 2013. 4, 67-69. [PubMed]
19 Santhosh, S., Mittal, B. R., Bhasin, D., Srinivasan, R., Rana, S., Das, A., Nada, R., Bhattacharya, A., Gupta, R. and Kapoor, R.  Role of (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography in the characterization of pancreatic masses: experience from tropics. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2013. 28, 255-261. [PubMed]
20 Gowda, K. K., Gupta, K., Kapoor, R. and Vasishta, R. K.  Nuclear expression of beta-catenin and stem cell markers as potential prognostic indicators in medulloblastoma. Neurology India. 2012.  60, 487-494. [PubMed]
21 Bahal, A., Kapoor, R., Tomar, P., Singh, O.A., Gupta, R., Sharma, S.C. Dosimetric comparision  of Doses  to  organs at  risk  using 3-D conformal  Radiotherapy  versus Intensity  Modulated  Radiotherapy in Postoperative Radiotherapy  of Periampullary Cancers. Journal of   the  Pancreas. 201314, 39-43. 
22 Kapoor, R., Khosla, D., Gupta, R., Srinivasan, R., Bahl, A., Kumar, R. and Sharma, S. C.  Uterine cervix metastasis from primary colorectal carcinoma: a report of two cases with review of literature. Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer. 2013. 44, 231-233. [PubMed]
23 Bahl, A., Bhattacharyya, T., Kapoor, R., Singh, O. A., Parsee, T. and Sharma, S. C.  Postoperative radiotherapy in periampullary cancers: a brief review. Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer. 2013.  44, 111-114. [PubMed]
24 Bahl, A., Kapoor, R., Singh, P. K., Bhattacharya, T., Arun, O. S., Parsee, T. and Sharma, S. C.  Locally ablative non-surgical management of colo-rectal liver metastasis. Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer. 2013.  44, 108-110. [PubMed]
25 Kapoor, R., Bera, A., Saikia, U. N., Kumar, R., Khosla, D. and Kumar, N.  Penile metastasis from carcinoma of caecum- unusual cause of priapism: a case report and review of literature. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2012.  3, 299-301. [PubMed]
26 Bahl, A., Ghosal, S., Kapoor, R., Bhattacarya, T., Sharma, S.C. .Clinical Implications of Thermoplastic  Mask  Immobilization on  Acute Effects of Radiotherapy in Head  and  Neck Cancers.Journal of Postgraduate Medicine,Education and  Research. 2012. 46, 187-189.
27 Bansal, A., Kapoor, R., Kumar, N., Oinam, A.S., Sharma, S.C. Feasibility of Simultaneous Integrated Boost Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy treatment plans in patients with localized carcinoma prostate. ClinicalCancer Investigation Journal. 20124, 206-211.
28 Gowda, K. K., Gupta, K., Kapoor, R. and Vasishta, R. K.  Nuclear expression of beta-catenin and stem cell markers as potential prognostic indicators in medulloblastoma. Neurology India. 2012. 60, 487-494. [PubMed]
29 Kapoor, R., Bansal, A., Kochhar, R., Kumar, P. and Sharma, S. C.  Effectiveness of Two High-dose-rate Intraluminal Brachytherapy Schedules for Symptom Palliation in Carcinoma Esophagus: A Tertiary Care Center Experience. Indian Journal of Palliative Care. 2012.  18, 34-39. [PubMed]
30 Kumar, R., Sharma, S. C., Kapoor, R., Singh, R. and Bhardawaj, A.  Dosimetric evaluation of 3Dconformal acceleratedpartial-breast irradiation vs. whole-breast irradiation: A comparative study. International Journal of Applied & Basic Medical Research. 2012.  2, 52-57. [PubMed]
31 Kumar, R., Sharma, S. C., Kapoor, R., Singh, R. and Bhardawaj, A.  Dosimetric evaluation of 3Dconformal acceleratedpartial-breast irradiation vs. whole-breast irradiation: A comparative study. International Journal of Applied & Basic Medical Research. 2012.  2, 52-57. [PubMed]
32 Bansal, A., Kapoor, R., Singh, S. K., Kumar, N., Oinam, A. S. and Sharma, S. C.  Dosimetric comparison of standard three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy followed by intensity-modulated radiotherapy boost schedule (sequential IMRT plan) with simultaneous integrated boost-IMRT (SIB IMRT) treatment plan in patients with localized carcinoma prostate. Indian Journal of Urology : IJU : Journal of the Urological Society of India. 2012.  28, 300-306. [PubMed]
33 Rai, B., Patel, F. D., Chakraborty, S., Sharma, S. C., Kapoor, R. and Aprem, A. S. Bladder-rectum spacer balloon in high-dose-rate brachytherapy in cervix carcinoma. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. 2013. 85, e217-22. [PubMed]
34 Bahl, A., Kapoor, R., Singh, P. K., Bhattacharya, T., Arun, O. S., Parsee, T. and Sharma, S. C.  Locally ablative non-surgical management of colo-rectal liver metastasis. Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer. 2013. 44, 108-110. [PubMed]
35 Bahl, A., Bhattacharyya, T., Kapoor, R., Singh, O. A., Parsee, T. and Sharma, S. C. Postoperative radiotherapy in periampullary cancers: a brief review. Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer. 2013. 44, 111-114. [PubMed]
36 Kumar, R., Sharma, S. C., Kapoor, R., Singh, R. and Bhardawaj, A. Dosimetric evaluation of 3Dconformal acceleratedpartial-breast irradiation vs. whole-breast irradiation: A comparative study. International Journal of Applied & Basic Medical Research. 2012. 2, 52-57. [PubMed]
37 Bansal, A., Kapoor, R., Singh, S. K., Kumar, N., Oinam, A. S. and Sharma, S. C.  Dosimetric comparison of standard three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy followed by intensity-modulated radiotherapy boost schedule (sequential IMRT plan) with simultaneous integrated boost-IMRT (SIB IMRT) treatment plan in patients with localized carcinoma prostate. Indian Journal of Urology : IJU : Journal of the Urological Society of India. 2012. 28, 300-306. [PubMed]
38 Kapoor, R., Bera, A., Saikia, U. N., Kumar, R., Khosla, D. and Kumar, N.  Penile metastasis from carcinoma of caecum- unusual cause of priapism: a case report and review of literature. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2012. 3, 299-301. [PubMed]
39 Ghosh, S., Kapoor, R., Gupta, R., Khosla, D., Kochhar, R., Oinam, A.S., Sharma, R., Sharma, S.C. An evaluation of three dimensional conformalradiation therapy versus intensity modulated radiation  therapy in radical chemo radiation ofesophageal  cancer: A dosimetric study. Clinical Cancer Investigation Journal. 2012. 1, 58-63.
40 Kapoor, R., Bansal, A., Kochhar, R., Kumar, P. and Sharma, S. C.  Effectiveness of Two High-dose-rate Intraluminal Brachytherapy Schedules for Symptom Palliation in Carcinoma Esophagus: A Tertiary Care Center Experience. Indian Journal of Palliative Care. 2012. 18, 34-39. [PubMed]
41 Patel, F. D., Kumar, P., Karunanidhi, G., Sharma, S. C. and Kapoor, R.  Optimization of high-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy schedule in the treatment of carcinoma cervix. Brachytherapy. 2011.. [PubMed]
42 Mittal, B. R., Senthil, R., Kashyap, R., Bhattacharya, A., Singh, B., Kapoor, R. and Gupta, R.  18F-FDG PET-CT in evaluation of postoperative colorectal cancer patients with rising CEA level. Nuclear Medicine Communications. 2011. 32, 789-793[PubMed]
43 Kapoor, R., Khosla, D., Kumar, P., Kumar, N. and Bera, A.  Successful treatment with sunitinib in a young patient with metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor after failure on adjuvant imatinib. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics. 2011. 7, 491-493. [PubMed]
44 Oinam, A. S., Singh, L., Shukla, A., Ghoshal, S., Kapoor, R. and Sharma, S. C.  Dose volume histogram analysis and comparison of different radiobiological models using in-house developed software. Journal of Medical Physics / Association of Medical Physicists of India. 2011. 36, 220-229. [PubMed]
45 Gupta, N., Kapoor, R. and Sharma, S. C.  Colon carcinoma presenting with a synchronous oesophageal carcinoma and Basal cell carcinoma of the skin. ISRN Oncology. 2011. 2011, 107970. [PubMed]
46 Vyas, S., Kalra, N., Kapoor, R., Suri, V. and Khandelwal, N.  Bilateral calcified renal metastases from osteosarcoma. Cancer Imaging. 2010. 10, 124-126. [PubMed]
47 Gupta, P., Singh, U., Singh, S. K., Kapoor, R., Gupta, V. and Das, A.  Bilateral symmetrical metastasis to all extraocular muscles from distant rhabdomyosarcoma. Orbit (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 2010. 29, 146-148. [PubMed]
48 Singh, V., Singh, G., Gupta, V., Gupta, R. and Kapoor, R.  Contrast-free air cholangiography-assisted unilateral plastic stenting in malignant hilar biliary obstruction. Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Diseases International : HBPD INT. 2010. 9, 88-92. [PubMed]
49 Patil, V. M., Kapoor, R., Chakraborty, S., Ghoshal, S., Oinam, A. S. and Sharma, S. C.  Dosimetric risk estimates of radiation-induced malignancies after intensity modulated radiotherapy. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics. 2010. 6, 442-447. [PubMed]
50 Yadav, B.S., Sharma, S.C., Patel, F. D., Bose, S.M., Ghoshal, S., Kapoor R. Therapeutic benefitof radiotherapy after surgery in patients with T1-T2 breast tumour. Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice. 2010. 9, 33-40. 
51 Khosla, D., Kapoor, R., Vashisht, R.K., Singh, U., Sharma, S.C. Treatmentof Primary Scleral Maltoma ┬ľA technical challenge for radiation oncologist. Clinical Rhinology. 2010. 3, 157-159.
52 Dutta, S., Sharma, S. C., Singh, R., Kapoor, R., Oinam, A. S., Bhardwaj, A. and Goswami, P.  Quality assessment of interstitial implants in high- dose- rate brachytherapy after lumpectomy in patients of early stage breast cancer. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2010. 1, 294-302. [PubMed]
53 Angurana, S. L., Kapoor, R., Kumar, P., Khosla, D., Kumar, N., Sharma, S. C. and Patel, F. D.  Quadruple malignancy in a single patient: a case report and comprehensive review of literature. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics. 2010. 6, 230-232. [PubMed]
54 Singla, V., Virmani, V., Kapoor, R., Agarwal, R. and Khandelwal, N.  Massive ossified lung masses. Osteosarcoma. The Indian Journal of Chest diseases & Allied Sciences. 2009. 51, 233-235. [PubMed]
55 Vyas, S., Kumar, A., Prakash, M., Kapoor, R., Kumar, P. and Khandelwal, N.  Spontaneous perforation of pyometra in a cervical cancer patient: a case report and literature review. Cancer Imaging. 2009. 9, 12-14. [PubMed]
56 Yadav, B. S., Sharma, S. C., Patel, F. D., Ghoshal, S., Kapoor, R. and Kumar, R.  Nonbreast second malignancies after treatment of primary breast cancer. International iournal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. 2009. 73, 1489-1492. [PubMed]
57 Lal, A., Khandelwal, S., Yadav, T. D., Kapoor, R., Sinha, S. K. and Khandelwal, N.  Percutaneous acrylic glue injection to control bleed in doudenal carcinoma in a case of failed endovascular embolization: case report. Emergency Radiology. 2009. 16, 419-422. [PubMed]
58 Prakash, M., Mumtaz, H. A., Sodhi, K. S., Kapoor, R. and Khandelwal, N.  Hemangiopericytoma: an unusual cause of peritoneal carcinomatosis. Cancer Imaging : the Official Publication of the International Cancer Imaging Society. 2009. 9, 32-34. [PubMed]
59 Goda, J. S., Kapoor, R., Yadav, B. S. and Sharma, S. C.  Radiation therapy for intractable bleeding in extremity arteriovenous malformation: considerations on a clinical case. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. 2009. 53, 331-334. [PubMed]
60 Kaur, T., Gupta, R., Vaiphei, K., Kapoor, R., Gupta, N. M. and Khanduja, K. L.  Interplay between oncoproteins and antioxidant enzymes in esophageal carcinoma treated without and with chemoradiotherapy: a prospective study. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. 2008. 70, 563-571. [PubMed]
61 Kapoor, R. Choudhry, S., Kumar, R., Mahesh, V., Radhika, S., Sharma, S.C., Radotra,  B.D. Paratesticular metastasis from a Medulloblastoma- A case report. Asia-Pacific  Journal of Clinical Oncology. 20084, 68-70. 
62 Mehta, S., Sharma, S.C., Kapoor, R., Kochhar, R., Mehta V. Qualityof life assessment with different radiotherapy schedules in palliativemanagement of advanced carcinoma oesophagus. A prospective randomized study. Indian Journal of Palliative Care. 2008. 2.   
63 Yadav, B. S., Sharma, S. C., Patel, F. D., Ghoshal, S. and Kapoor, R. K.  Second primary in the contralateral breast after treatment of breast cancer. Radiotherapy and Oncology. 2008. 86, 171-176. [PubMed]
64 Singh, V., Kapoor, R., Solanki, K. K., Singh, G., Verma, G. R. and Sharma, S. C.  Endoscopic intraluminal brachytherapy and metal stent in malignant hilar biliary obstruction: a pilot study. Liver International. 2007. 27, 347-352. [PubMed]
65 Saibishkumar, E. P., Patel, F. D., Sharma, S. C., Karunanidhi, G., Ghoshal, S., Kumar, V. and Kapoor, R.  Prognostic value of response to external radiation in stage IIIB cancer cervix in predicting clinical outcomes: a retrospective analysis of 556 patients from Radiotherapy and Oncology. 2006. 79, 142-146. [PubMed]

 

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Education 
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M.D. in Radiotherapy, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
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M.A.M.S
Honors and Awards
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2009, Purandik Pradhan AROI Oversees Fellowship
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2004, 1st Prize in Poster Presentation in 3rd Int. Conf RGCON
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2003, Best Paper Award 10th NZAROI, Apollo Hospital, Delhi
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1997, Bronze medal in MD Radiotherapy and Oncology PGIMER
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1995, J.M. Pinto Best paper award at SGPGI , Lucknow
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1995, Travel Grant Fellowship ARO
Member
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American Society of Clinical Oncology
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Consultant Editor of Journal of JK Science
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Clinical Reviewer to the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Elsevier, UK
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Life member, Indian Society of Study of Lung Cancer
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Life member, Malaysian Oncological Society, Malaysia
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Life member, North Zone Association of Radiation Oncologists of India
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Life member, Indian Association of Palliative Care
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Life member, Association of Radiation Oncologists of India
Type of Neoplasms
Pulmonary system
Lung
Breast
Female
Gastrointestinal tract
Esophagus, Peritoneum, Rectum, Stomach, Anal canal, Pancreas, Appendix, Small intestine, Colon
Female genital system
Cervix
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