Our Hearty Congratulations to our Dr. Rajkumar on behalf of Adyar Cancer Institute! Dr Rajkumar's Article on 'Identification and validation of plasma biomarkers for diagnosis of breast cancer in South Asian women' featured in the Top 100 Cancer Scientific Reports papers published in 2022! It has received 2512 article downloads in 2022, placing it as one of the top 100 downloaded Cancer papers for Scientific Reports in 2022. Scientific Reports published more than 1280 Cancer papers in 2022, and so a position in the top 100 most downloaded articles is an extraordinary achievement-your science is of real value to the research community.
In memory of Dr. Shanta who left a legacy behind, the 2nd Memorial Oration was conducted on the 11 March 2023 graced by the presence of Mr. N Ram, The Director of The Hindu Publishing Group. The Orator Mr. Ram spoke on 'Cancer and the Roles and Responsibilities of the Media'. As a dedication to Dr. Shanta's philanthropic work, an inspiration for many, Awards Felicitation of best outgoing students, scholarships and honouring of staff who have relentlessly and compassionately completed 20 years of service with the Institution was solicited.
This hospital-based study has employed a novel approach for deep understanding of long-term survival among gastric cancer patients treated with a curative intent in the Cancer Institute (W.I.A), Chennai. This gives a snapshot of survival experience at different cut-points conditioned on years survived from treatment.
This multicentre national study addressed the sex bias observed in cancer data from India using the hospital-based and population-based cancer registries. The team from the institute comprising a clinician and an epidemiologist contributed to the study design, data acquisition, analysis and editorial review.
This international benchmarking study on cancer survival from 32 countries in transition from Africa, central and south America and Asia is a flagship publication of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Lyon, France in collaboration with the faculty team in the department of epidemiology, biostatistics and cancer registry at the Cancer Institute (W.I.A), Chennai. The expertise transfers were in developing analytical methodology, data quality appraisal and editorial review.