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  • Dr Akhil P Santhosh

    Medical Oncology

    Dr Akhil P Santhosh

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    Meet Dr. Akhil P Santhosh, Specialist in Medical Oncology. With an impressive
    academic background including MBBS from Jipmer, Puducherry, MD in Internal Medicine
    from PGIMER Chandigarh, and DM in Medical Oncology from AIIMS, New Delhi, Dr. Akhil
    brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his field. His clinical interests span across a
    spectrum of areas, with a particular focus on gastrointestinal, breast, genitourinary, and
    thoracic malignancies, as well as supportive care. Dr. Akhil is committed to providing
    comprehensive and compassionate care to his patients, utilizing his extensive training and
    experience to deliver the highest standard of medical treatment.


    Work Experience
    • MVRCCRI, Calicut since 2017 as Specialist

    Clinical interest

    • GI
    • Breast
    • GU
    • Thoracic malignancies
    • Supportive care


    • Poster presentation: “Real world study of dosing strategies of cabozantinib in metastatic renal cell carcinoma”, ESMO ASIA 2023 Singapore
    • Manuscript entitled “ Succinate Dehydrogenase deficient gist: case series And review of literature from a tertiary care centre in india”, presented in ESMO ASIA 2022 and due for publication in Annals of Oncology
    • Manuscript entitled “Metastatic sclerosing epithelioid fibrosarcoma in an adult male from a tertiary care centre in India”, E-cancer Medical Science Journal
    • Research paper entitled “IS THERE AN OPTIMAL REGIMEN FOR DOUBLE HIT LYMPHOMAS?”, Cancer Research, Statistics and Treatment journal
    • Research paper entitled “Is Fulvestrant the correct choice for early switch with rising ESR1 mutation?”, Cancer Research, Statistics and Treatment journal
    • Research paper entitled “Is Hans algorithm outdated?”, Cancer Research, Statistics and Treatment journal
    • Research protocol paper “Randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled study of topical Diclofenac in prevention of hand-foot syndrome in patients receiving Capecitabine “, TRIALS journal(BMC)
    • Manuscript entitled “quality of life assessment in testicular non-seminomatous germ cell tumour survivors”, Research square journal
    • Manuscript entitled “ letter to editor-Rezvilutamide in metastatic hormone sensitive prostate cancer”, CRST journal
    • Poster presentation “ Topical diclofenac for prevention of hand foot syndrome in GI cancers-an exploratory subgroup analysis of the D Torch study”, ESMO GI conference 2023
    • Poster presentation “Topical diclofenac for prevention of hand foot syndrome in Breast cancers- an exploratory subgroup analysis of the D torch study”, ASCO Breakthrough conference 2023
    • Oral presentation “ serum cox 2 levels as a biomarker for capecitabine related hand foot syndrome “, World congress on cancer research and therapy, Frankfurt, 2023
    • Case report entitled “ Burtons line- a unique sign of Lead poisoning “, World journal of Gastroenterology
    • Randomized control trial of Levetiracetam vs Carbamazepine for seizures in patients with Neurocysticercosis”, Acta Neurologica Scandinavica


    • MBBS – Jipmer, Puducherry
    • MD, Internal Medicine – PGIMER Chandigarh
    • DM, Medical Oncology – AIIMS, New Delhi


    • MRCP UK London
    • Speciality certificate examination in medical oncology (RCP)
    • ECMO (ESMO certified medical oncologist)


    The Visionary

    Respectfully called MVR, the late MV Raghavan was one of the revolutionary leaders of the Communist movement in Kerala. Born in an ordinary family in Pappinissery, Kannur, his political life began in his early teens. He served two terms as Minister of Co-operation and Ports in Kerala during 1991-1996 and 2001-2006. MVR revolutionized the co-operative sector by taking the people-powered movement to healthcare and education in the State. MV Raghavan realized the role of the co-operative movement in social development and job creation and he was instrumental in setting up various institutions in the state.