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)
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)
To date, no studies have investigated the association of the GWAS-identified SNPs with BC risk in Indian population. We investigated the association of 30 previously reported and replicated BC susceptibility SNPs in 1,204 cases and 1,212 controls from a hospital based case-control study conducted at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. As a measure of total(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)
The global cancer genomics consortium' s symposium: new era of molecular medicine and epigenetic cancer medicine-cross section of genomics and epigenetics (2015). The global cancer genomics consortium's symposium: new era of molecular medicine and epigenetic cancer medicine-cross section of genomics and epigenetics. This is an open-access article(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)