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Dr. Ashok Vaid

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Dr. Ashok Vaid
Cancer Institute- Division of Medical Oncology &

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Dr. Ashok Vaid

Dr. Ashok K. Vaid has authored a number of publications, research papers and abstracts and has been actively involved in organizing various seminars, workshops and conferences throughout the country. Dr. Vaid has also conducted more than 40 international and national studies in clinical research. He has the unique distinction of having carried out the first 25 bone marrow transplants in any private sector hospital in North India.

Medical Qualification


D.M, Medical Oncology Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, India 1993

M.D, Internal Medicine University of Jammu, J&K, India 1989

M.B.B.S University of Jammu, J&K, India 1983

Senior Resident Dept. of Medical Oncology at IRCH, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India 1990

Department Institute

Cancer Institute - Division of Medical Oncology & Haemotology


  • Treatment of organ specific cancers

  • Leukemias

  • Lymphomas

  • Stem Cell Transplantation

Doctor's Experience

  • Senior Residency towards award of MD degree in Internal Medicine, Govt. Medical College, Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir, India 1987-1989

  • Senior Resident, Dept. of Clinical Immunology, SGPGI, Lucknow, UP, India Jan - Apr 1990

  • Senior Resident, Dept. of Medical Oncology, All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi, India. 1990-1991

  • Post MD Training Towards Award of DM Degree, Medical Oncology, Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai, India 1991-1993

  • Consultant -Medical Oncologist & Lecturer Dept. of Internal Medicine Govt. Medical College, Jammu, J&K, India 1994-1997

  • Sr. Consultant & Coordinator, Dept. of Medical Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, Delhi, India 1997-2007

  • Head, Dept. of Medical Oncology, Artemis Health Institute, Gurgaon, India 2007 - 2009

  • Chairman - Division of Medical & Paediatric Oncology, Haematology & Bone Marrow / Stem Cell Transplant Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon 2009 - till date

Memberships & Certifications

  • Indian Society of Medical & Pediatric Oncology (ISMPO)

  • Founder, Member of Indian Cooperative Oncology Network (ICON)

  • Breast Cancer Foundation of India - Life Member

  • Indian Association of Gynaec Oncologists (IAGO) - Life Member

  • Indian Medical Association (IMA) - Life Member

  • Association of Physicians of India (API)

  • Indian Association of Clinical Medicine (IACM) - Life Member

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

  • European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)

  • European Hematology Association (EHA)

  • Member Editorial Board - Current Trends in Asian Oncology

  • Consultant Editor JK Science (Journal of Medical Education & Research) Jammu J&K (India)

Awards & Accomplishments

  • PADMA SHREE Padma Shree award by the President of India for contribution to the field of medicine 14th April, 2009


  • Management of Malignant Germ Cell Tumours of Ovary. Indian J Cancer. 1992 Sep;29 (3) :122-5 1992

  • Synchronous oesophageal carcinoma with non Hodgkin's lymphoma, problems with management Indian J Cancer. 1996 Sep;33 (3) :153-6 1996

  • Prognostic factors in early stage Non-Small Lung Carcinoma Ind J Med & Ped Oncol 20:56-85 1999

  • New Hormonal Treatments in Breast Cancer IJCP's Medinews 2000

  • Environmental Pollution and Lung Cancer. In: Clearing the Air Better Vehicles, Better Fuels Published by Teri, Delhi. Pg 19-23, 2000 2000

  • Small cell carcinoma of the gall bladder: case report and review of literature Tropical Gastroenterol. Jul-Sep;22(3):170-1 2001

  • GCP in India-Practice or Not Medicine Update Vol.12,194:1337;2002 2002
  • Spontaneous fracture and pulmonary embolization of a central venous catheter The Journal of Vascular Access. 4:158-159 2003

  • Flagellate hyperpigmentation from bleomycin Indian J Dermatol Venerol Leprol 70:46-47 2004

  • Synchronous Cancer of Squamous Cell Carcinoma Lung (NSCLC) & Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia - - 2004

  • Thymic Carcinoma Presenting as Myasthenia Gravis JIACM Oct-Dec. 2004 2004

  • Thalidomide Physician's Digest Disease Management 2004

  • Malignant Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours (GISTs) Indian Journal of Medical & Paediatric Oncology (JMPO), Vol.26 No.1, March, 2005 (Review-II) 2005

  • Hodgkin's Disease: Risk Stratification and Multidisciplinary Treatment JK Science (Journal of Medical Education & Research) Vol.7 No.2, April-June 2005: p63-66. (Review Article) 2005

  • Bone metastases from primary hepatocellular carcinoma simulating multiple myeloma Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis. Int. Vol.4,No.2, May 15,2005:308-10 2005

  • Gastric carcinoma presenting as cutaneous metastases Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. 2005 May-Jun;71(3):208-9 2005

  • Nutritional Support in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Indian Journal of Clinical Practice, July 2005, Vol.16, No.2 2005

  • Emergency Medicine Association of Physicians of India (Delhi State Chapter) 2005

  • Overview of Rectal Cancer, Colorectal Cancer (Awareness Month) Colorectal Cancer (Awareness Month) March 2006 2006

  • Primary Testicular Lymphoma: A Case Report Haema 2006; 9(2):286-289 2006

  • Prognostic Factors in Lung Cancer The Oncology Knowledge Bank Lung Cancer, Vol.1, 2006. ISBN: 81-7525-703-2 2006

  • Primary Renal Osteogenic Sarcoma: a rare entity Hongkong Journal of Nephrology 2006;8(2) 2006

  • Breast carcinoma with metastasis to the gallbladder: an unusual case report with a short review of literature Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int. 2006 May; 5(2):305-7. Review. PMID:16698597 2006

  • Significant Impact of a Single Gallium (Ga67) Scintigraphy in the Management of Lymphomas. UICC World Cancer Congress, Medimond International Proceedings, Washington, D.C. (USA), July 8-12, 2006. 2006

  • Spinal Cord Compression Secondary to Bone Metastases from Hepatocellular Carcinoma World Gastroenterol 2006 August 28; 12(32):5247-5252. World Journal of Gastroenterology ISSN 1007-9327 2006

  • Bleomycin-Induced Flagellate hyperpigmentation JIMSA Oct-Dec.2006 Vol.19, no.4 (Case Report) 2006

  • Clinical medicine: A practical manual for students and practitioners A publication of Indian association of clinical medicine. p343-348: Chapter 37. Jaypee Brothers Publication. January 2007 2007

  • Primary Testicular Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma-A Review Article Sao Paulo Medical Journal 2007; 125(5):286-288. PMID: 18094896 2007

  • Isolated intraorbital metastasis in carcinoma breast Jour of Association of Physicians of India 2007 June; Vol55:451-452 2007

  • Oral Talactoferrin extends survival in patients with refractory NSCLC in a randomized, placebo-controlled, phase-2 trial: C1-05 Journal of Thoracic Oncology, August 2007 - Volume 2 - Issue 8 - p S360 2007

  • Report of a case of pericardial mesothelioma with liver metastases responding well to pemetrexed and platinum-based chemotherapy Journal of Thoracic Oncology; Volume 2, Number 8, August 2007 2007

  • Pure choriocarcinoma of testis with rare gingival and skin metastases Singapore Med J 2007; 48(3) : e77 2007

  • Feasibility and safety of autologous intracoronary stem cell transplantation in patients of non ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy Indian Heart J 2007 Nov-Dec; 59(6):511-4 2007

  • Favourable impact of intensity-modulated radiation therapy on chronic dysphagia in patients with head and neck cancer Br J Radiol. 2008, Nov;81(971):865-71 2008

  • Diagnostic dilemma: non-gestational or gestational choriocarcinoma of the ovary J Assoc Physicians India. 2008 Dec;56:1001-2 2008

  • Metastatic Signet-Ring Cell Gastric Carcinoma Masquerading as Breast Primary Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2009; 3(1): 21-25. Published online 2009 Mar 28 2009

  • Haematologic Paraneoplastic Syndromes in Pleural Mesothelioma: A Report of Two Cases and Review of the Literature The Indian Journal of Chest Diseases & Allied Sciences, 2009;Vol.51 2009

  • Trastuzumab plus anastrozole versus anastrozole alone for the treatment of postmenopausal women with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive, hormone receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer: results from the randomized phase III TAnDEM study J Clin Oncol. 2009 Nov 20;27(33):5529-37. Epub 2009 Sep 28 2009

  • Management of primary and metastatic triple negative breast cancer: perceptions of oncologists from India Indian J Cancer. 2011 Apr-Jun;48(2):158-64 2011

  • Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase II study of single-agent oral talactoferrin in patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer that progressed after chemotherapy J Clin Oncol. 2011 Nov 1;29(31): 4129-36. Epub 2011 Oct 3 2011

  • Nilotinib as first line therapy for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Indian Journal of Cancer Vol:48(4):438-445 2011

  • Importance of Screening in Various Cancers. Annual Seminar: Cancer Sahyog A unit of Indian Cancer Society, Delhi Branch. 01, 11-13 2010-11

  • Tobacco: Lung Cancer. Cancers we invite in our lives -Tobacco related cancers: Annual Seminar: Cancer Sahyog A unit of Indian Cancer Society, Delhi Branch. 01, 11-13 2010-11

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