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Sushma Agrawal, M.D., D.N.B.
Additional Professor 
Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
Dept. of Radiotherapy, Sanjay Gandhi PGI
Rae Bareilly Road
Lucknow - 226 014   
Uttar Pradesh   
Positions Held:
Position Affiliation Time Period
Associate Professor Department of Radiotherapy, Sanjay Gandhi PGI, Lucknow 2009-2011
Assistant Professor Department of Radiotherapy, Sanjay Gandhi PGI, Lucknow 2004-2009
Assistant Professor Radiation Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna 2001-2004
Consultant Radiation Oncologist Mahavir Cancer Hospital, Patna. 1999-2001
Area of Specialization:
Research Summary:
Respiration management and Image guidance in thoracic cancers
Concurrent chemoradiotherapy protocols in lung cancers
Radical chemoradiotherapy in hepatobiliary cancers, preoperative chemoradiotherapy in gall bladder cancers, postoperative chemoradiotherapy in hepatobiliary cancers.
Management of early and locally advanced breast cancers, fractionation protocols, image guidance.
1. Chaturvedi, P., Tulsyan, S., Agarwal, G., Lal, P., Agarwal, S., Mittal, R. D. and Mittal, B.  Influence of ABCB1 genetic variants in breast cancer treatment outcomes. Cancer Epidemiology. 2013.  [PubMed]
2. Agrawal, S., Awasthi, R., Singh, A., Haris, M., Gupta, R. K. and Rathore, R. K.  An exploratory study into the role of dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE) MRI metrics as predictors of response in head and neck cancers. Clinical Radiology. 2012.  67, e1-5. [PubMed]
3. Agrawal, S., Goel, A. K. and Lal, P.  Participation in decision making regarding type of surgery and treatment-related satisfaction in North Indian women with early breast cancer. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics. 2012.  8, 222-225. [PubMed]
4. Agrawal, S., Maurya, A. K., Shrivastava, K., Kumar, S., Pant, M. C. and Mishra, S. K.  Training the trainees in radiation oncology with telemedicine as a tool in a developing country: a two-year audit. International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications. 2011.  2011, 230670. [PubMed]
5. Agrawal, S., Bajpai, R., Agrawal, R. K. and Gupta, T. C.  Bilateral synchronous seminoma with bilateral cryptorchidism of the testis. Indian Journal of Urology : IJU : Journal of the Urological Society of India. 2010.  26, 587-589. [PubMed]
6. Datta, N. R. and Agrawal, S.  Does the evidence support the use of concurrent chemoradiotherapy as a standard in the management of locally advanced cancer of the cervix, especially in developing countries? Clinical Oncology. 2006.  18, 306-312. [PubMed]
7. Agrawal, S., Datta, N. R., Mishra, S. K., Kumar, S., Tandon, V., Ayyagari, S. and Agarwal, A.  Adjuvant therapy in invasive thymoma: an audit of cases treated over an 8 year period. Indian Journal of Cancer. 1999.  36, 46-56. [PubMed]

1. Agrawal.S. Challenges in optimizing chemoradiation in locally advanced nonsmall-cell lung cancers in India. South Asian Journal of Cancer. 2013. (Accepted for publication.

2. Agrawal. S. Clinical relevance of radiation pneumonitis in breast cancers. South Asian Journal of Cancer. 2013. 2,19-20.

3. Agrawal S,  Kheruka S.C, Karthick Raj M, Maria Das K.J, Lal P and Gambhir S. Utility of SPECT for metabolic and functional lung imaging in radiation therapy treatment planning for lung cancer. Indian Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 2012. 27, 10-15. 

4. Agrawal S, Datta N.R. Screening Mammography, Mammology. 2007. 3, 19-28.

5. Asthana A.K, Khanna.A.K, Usha.M.D, Shah.A and Agarwal.S. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy and radiotherapy in advanced breast cancer. Journal of Clinical Radiotherapy and Oncology. 1996.11,12-15.

6. Kumar.S, Datta.N.R, Agrawal.S and Ayyagari.S. Adjuvant therapy in colon and rectal cancers. Hospital Today.1999. IV(no.12), 585-591.

7. Alok Kumar and Agrawal S. Comparison of calibration procedures of Iridium – 192 sources used in high dose rate brachytherapy system. Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics. 2003. 41, 253-257.

8. Agrawal S. Osteosarcoma of the Calcaneum. Indian Journal of Radiology. 2002. 124. 578-579.

9. Agrawal S, Singh N and Agrawal R.K. Carcinoma ovary with cutaneous metastases. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of India. 2004. 54, 3:298.



Book Chapters:
S.Kumar,N.R.Datta, S.Agrawal, S.Ayyagari.Role of radiotherapy in carcinoma oesophagus. Book chapter in ‘Debates in G.I. Surgery’,D.Sharma(Ed).Bhanot publications,1998,43-51.
Grant Support:
Project Title Role Funding Agency Sanction Number Sanction Date
Concurrent chemoradiation with docetaxel in locally advanced lung cancers: A pilot study Principal Investigator Intramural 2011-2012
Preoperative chemoradiation for unresectable gall bladder cancers : a feasibility study. Principal Investigator Intramural 2011-2012
Utility of dynamic MRI as a predictor of response in locally advanced head and neck cancers Principal Investigator Intramural 2007-2008
Utility of SPECT for metabolic and functional lung imaging in radiation therapy treatment planning for lung cancer Principal Investigator Intramural 2005-2006


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M.B.B.S. in General Medicine
M.D. in Radiotherapy
D.N.B. in Radiotherapy
Honors and Awards
Awarded the ICMR International fellowship for Young Scientists, undertaken at the VUMC, Amsterdam, from April 2010 to June 2010.
Awarded the UICC, ICRETT fellowship , project on adaptive radiotherapy in head and neck cancers carried out in Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute of Cancer Research , Fulham Road, London, UK, from 1th June 2007 to 30th June 2007
Awarded the UICC, ICRETT fellowship , project on stereotactic radiotherapy in brain tumors carried out in Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute of Cancer Research , Fulham Road, London, UK, from 4th June 2002 to 3rd July 2002.
Awarded the best paper award for the paper entitled, “A randomised study of concurrent low dose cisplatin and radiotherapy with radiotherapy alone in advanced head and neck cancers” at the XIIth U.P. Chapter of the Association of Radiation Oncologists of India, Aligarh, April 4,1999.
Life member of the Association of Radiation Oncologists of India.(LM No.572)
ESTRO since 2003
IASLC since 2009
Type of Neoplasms
Pulmonary system
Hepatobiliary system
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