Pallavi Purwar

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Esophageal cancer is a morbid disease with a grim prognosis. The outcomes of treatment even in non-metastatic disease undergoing potentially curative surgery are poor with 5-year survival ranging from 20 to 35 %. Several multimodality treatment options have been investigated in well-conducted randomised trials and meta-analyses evaluating both neoadjuvant(More)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients are at higher risk of developing lung cancer and its metastasis, but no suitable biomarker has been reported for differential diagnosis of these patients. Levels of serum biomarkers (VEGF, IL-8, MMP-9 and MMP-2) were analyzed in these patients, which were compared with healthy donors (HD). Levels of VEGF(More)
The solid-state devices are very important in the instrumentation systems for various industrial, scientific and biomedical applications. With the ongoing miniaturisation trends, new devices of micro and nano sizes are now in use. Nanotechnology for the development of devices for new applications has progressed at a rapid speed in the recent past. In(More)
In the rural areas of India, women generally use a piece of old cloth as a menstrual device. The aim of this study was to detect human papilloma virus (HPV) from menstrual blood on the menstrual pad and assess whether this could be a useful screening tool for cervical cancer. In Jamkhed area of rural Maharashtra, (population A), we collected menstrual pads(More)
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