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K. Pavithran, M.D., D.M., F.I.C.P.
Professor and Head 
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Kochi, India
Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology
Amrita Lane, AIMS, Ponekkara
Kochi - 682 041   
Positions Held:
Position Affiliation Time Period
Professor and Head Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Kochi, India
Area of Specialization:
1. Palaniappan, M., Jose, W. M., Mehta, A., Kumar, K. and Pavithran, K.  Umbilical metastasis: a case series of four Sister Joseph nodules from four different visceral malignancies. Current Oncology. 2010.  17, 78-81. [PubMed]
2. Mehta, A. A., Venkatakrishnan, R., Jose, W., Palaniappan, M. and Pavithran, K.  Multiple myeloma presenting as eosinophilic pleural effusion. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2010.  6, 256-259. [PubMed]
3. Haji, A. G., Sharma, S., Majeed, K. A., Vijaykumar, D. K., Pavithran, K. and Dinesh, M.  Primary pancreatic lymphoma: Report of three cases with review of literature. Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology. 2009.  30, 20-23. [PubMed]
4. Sharma, S., Hiran, K. R., Pavithran, K. and Vijaykumar, D. K.  A pilot study to assess the feasibility of evaluation of markers of response to chemotherapy at one day & 21 days after first cycle of chemotherapy in carcinoma of breast: a prospective non-randomized observational study. World Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2009.  7, 35. [PubMed]
5. Sharan, R., Iyer, S., Chatni, S. S., Samuel, J., Sundaram, K. R., Cohen, R. F., Pavithran, K. and Kuriakose, M. A.  Increased plate and osteosynthesis related complications associated with postoperative concurrent chemoradiotherapy in oral cancer. Head & Neck. 2008.  30, 1422-1430. [PubMed]
6. Geeta, S. N., Padmanabhan, T. K., Samuel, J., Pavithran, K., Iyer, S. and Kuriakose, M. A.  Comparison of acute toxicities of two chemotherapy schedules for head and neck cancers. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics. 2006.  2, 100-104. [PubMed]


M.D. in Medical Oncology
D.M. Kidwai Memorial Insitute of Oncology, Bangalore, India
Honors and Awards
1993, Awarded Fellowship by the World Federation of Haemophilia
International Journal of Medicine
Fellow, International Medical Sciences Academy
International Society of Geriatric Oncology
European Society of Medical Oncology
International Network for Cancer treatment and Research (INCTR) and International society of gynecologic oncology
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