Palak Popat

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Neuroblastoma is the third common tumor in children. Imaging plays an important role in the diagnosis, staging, treatment planning, response evaluation and in follow-up of a case of Neuroblastoma. The International Neuroblastoma Risk Group task force has recently introduced an imaging-based staging system and laid down guidelines for uniform reporting of(More)
INTRODUCTION Pazopanib is one of the recently introduced first-line therapeutic options in the treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC). There is no published literature from India on the use of pazopanib in mRCC. MATERIALS AND METHODS We report the efficacy and toxicity analysis of first-line pazopanib therapy administered for patients with(More)
Gynecological malignancies are a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in women and pose a significant health problem around the world. Currently used staging systems for management of gynecological malignancies have unresolved issues, the most important being recommendations on the use of imaging. Although not mandatory as per the International(More)
INTRODUCTION The current treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) revolves around targeted agents, which have resulted in a median overall survival of 22 to 26 months in registration trials. However, the outcomes in a non-trial, real-world Indian population have not yet been evaluated. MATERIALS AND METHODS The present study was a part of a(More)
OBJECTIVE Radiotherapy (RT) for synchronous bilateral breast cancer (SBBC) is technically very challenging. This study reports the clinical feasibility, dosimetry and safety of helical tomotherapy (HT) with simultaneous integrated boost (SIB) in patients treated with adjuvant radiotherapy for SBBC. METHODS 21 women with SBBC treated with HT from January(More)
Results 24 patients were eligible. 12 boys, 12 girls, age range of 1-10 years (mean 3.9). 6 patients underwent upfront surgery (Group A) while 18 patients received 4 weeks of chemotherapy (Group B). The post chemotherapy scans were compared to gold standard in latter group. Renal vein involvement: Present in 8 patients (all group B), CT had 100 %(More)
AIM Patterns of care for metastatic renal cell carcinomas (mRCC) have seen tremendous reform in the last decade. Here, we present our pattern of care in second-line targeted therapy for mRCC. METHODS Patients with mRCC treated with second-line therapy were included from a prospective database. Demographics, risk stratification, and treatment details were(More)
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