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Choosing Wisely /Avoiding Wisely for LMICs: Value based cancer care

Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India.
Choosing Wisely /Avoiding Wisely for LMICs: Value based cancer care
17th September-18th September 2022
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 Scientific Committee


Chief Patron - Dr Prathap C Reddy , Founder & Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group

Patron-  Ms Preetha Reddy, Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Group

Advisors :

  • Mr Dinesh Madhavan, President, Apollo Cancer Centres 
  • Dr Rakesh Jalali, Medical Director, Apollo Proton Cancer Centre Mr Harish Trivedi, CEO, Apollo Proton Cancer Centre

International Scientific Committee


  • Chair: Arnie Purushotham, Director of King’s Health Partners Cancer Centre, London, UK
  • Eduardo Cazap, President SLACOM, Past-President UICC, Executive Committee NCI Argentina  and Editor-in-Chief ecancermedicalscience
  • Anil D’Cruz, President -UICC, Director-oncology, Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai
  • Soumitra Datta,  Senior Consultant Psychiatrist, Department of Palliative Care and Psycho-oncology, Tata Medical Center, Kolkata, India.
  • Dr. Ophira Ginsburg , Medical oncologist/ Global Oncology/ Women's Health Research Senior Visiting Scientist, International Agency for Research on Cancer

  • Dr. Shona Nag, Director, Oncology, Sahydri Hospitals, Pune, India

  • Bishal Gyawali, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
  • Late Gordon McVie, MD, PhD, Founding Editor of ecancer, Visiting Professor, Cancer Studies, King's College London
  • Dr Susannah Stanway - President of the Oncology Section at the Royal Society of Medicine, The Royal Marsden’s Breast Unit, UK
  • Mohandas Mallath, Senior Consultant, Dept. Digestive Diseases, Tata Medical Center, Kolkata, India
  • C S Pramesh, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.
  • Sankalp Seskaria, Training Head for Cancer Care Program, Tata Trusts, Mumbai, India
  • Nagesh Simha, Medical Director, Karunashraya Hospice, Bangalore
  • Bhawna Sirohi, Lead Medical Oncologist – Apollo Proton Cancer Centre, Chennai 
  • Richard Sullivan, Professor of Cancer & Global Health at King's College London (KCL), Director, Institute of Cancer Policy
  • Ramesh Sarin, Sr. Consultant Cancer Surgeon, Apollo Indraprastha Hospital, Delhi.


Local Organising Committee – Apollo Proton Cancer Centre, Chennai 


  • Bhawna Sirohi, Sapna Nangia 
  • Sujith Mullapally Narmadha Ratnasamy
  • Ashwathy Susan Mathew Sushma Patil 


International Event Coordinator


  • Maria Castrillo Gil - ecancer
  • Mary Guevara- ecancer
  • Nimesh Bafna – Riverroute