Rajendra A. Badwe

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BACKGROUND The age-specific mortality rates and total deaths from specific cancers have not been documented for the various regions and subpopulations of India. We therefore assessed the cause of death in 2001-03 in homes in small areas that were chosen to be representative of all the parts of India. METHODS At least 130 trained physicians independently(More)
BACKGROUND Limited guidelines exist for breast cancer management in developing countries. In this context, the Women's Cancer Initiative - Tata Memorial Hospital (WCI-TMH) organised its 8(th) Annual Conference to update guidelines in breast cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS Appropriately formulated guideline questions on each topic and subtopic in the(More)
BACKGROUND Current evidence suggests that the relationship between obesity and breast cancer (BC) risk may vary between ethnic groups. METHODS A total of 1633 BC cases and 1504 controls were enrolled in hospital-based case-control study in Mumbai, India, from 2009 to 2013. Along with detailed questionnaire, we collected anthropometric measurements on all(More)
(2014). The global cancer genomics consortium's third annual symposium: From oncogenomics to cancer care. Genes and Cancer. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.(More)
Biomedical research is crucial for any country's progress and the health of its ethnic population. This effort needs to be sustained and well supported for it to bear optimum results. The major stakeholders in medical research are the general public, patients, researchers, physicians (and medical institutions), the pharmaceutical industry, regulatory(More)
This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. attracted around 80 participants from 14 countries, and counted with 23 invited platform speakers. Scientific sessions(More)
Although cancer registry data indicate that there are large differences in breast cancer (BC) rates between rural and urban regions of India, the reasons for these differences are not well understood. We conducted a hospital based case–control study (1,637 breast cancer cases; 1,515 visitor controls) in Mumbai, India, during the years 2009–2013. Extensive(More)
This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. To highlight the benefits and limitations of recent advances in cancer genomics, the meeting focused on how to better(More)