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ClinicianScientist-Hereditary Cancer-BreastOncologist-RadOnc. Saturday Vet/Pet Oncologist. Evolving Lifecycle Theoretician-Experimentalist-Theoretician-Humanism
Jun 9 10 tweets 5 min read
Media Sensation on Rectal Cancers vanishing with Immuno drug Dostarlimab without Surgery/Radiatn/Chemo
Its a signal getting brighter but 1 among many wins of #CancerResearch that needs unlimited Public support & resources/ facilitation from Govt/Charities pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35660797/ ImageImageImage It's neither the 1st nor will it be the last spectacular win of cancer research against one of the several hundred forms or subtypes of human cancers

100+ y ago, early-stage Breast/ Thyroid/ Kidney/ Oral/ Stomach & other cancers then considered fatal were cured by surgery alone
Feb 4, 2021 7 tweets 6 min read
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Important @ICMR statement on evidence based use of #StemCell Therapy based on critical review of literature & claims by large panel of academic clinicians, which I had the privilege to lead. #StemCells often hyped & shouldn't be offered as #StandardOfCare Inherent public appeal of #StemCellTherapy is being exploited & promoted unethically as a #MagicRemedy to vulnerable patients & should be regulated. There are many diseases where Basic/Translational/Clinical Research can establish its utility @ISSCR @ICMR @fda @ema leads the way!
Apr 25, 2020 10 tweets 8 min read
Why politicians or others can promote HCQ/Other stuff as GameChanger while we just watch. They know MDs/Academics haven't yet made public understand the meaning/relevance of
#StandardOfCare
#AcceptableAlternative
#ClinicalBenefit
#ExperimentalTreatment
#ClinicalTrial
#Preclinial Though its a public health crisis, we can't expect the public to understand the critical importance of these terms as we do in Medicine/Regulatory Agencies. COVID is not the 1st or last public health crisis. Let's try to make people know & ask about these as their rights & safety