Cancer immunology and immunotherapy specially use of heat shock proteins as putative cancer vaccine
Neuro-endocrinological hypothalmo-pituitary axis control of benign and malignant breast disease
Clinical, epidemiological, risk factor and molecular biological studies of benign breast disorders
Tobacco epidemiology in India, determining intention to quit, health risk taking behaviour models
Evaluation of instruments for quality of life in various cancers
Epidemiological questionnaire and instrument development for qualitative and quantitative studies
End-of-life-care studies, advance cancer palliation and outreach care
Magnetic resonance spectroscopy – metabonomics studies in breast disease
SNPs’ in various malignancies specially oral, GI tract and breast
Secondary prevention studies in oral cancers, pre-cancers and tobacco chewers
INTEREST & EXPERTISE
Surgical Oncology : Operating on benign and malignant breast disease; major resections and myocutaneous flap reconstruction in head and neck and breast cancer. Gastrointestinal tract cancers surgery.
General Surgery : Abdominal wall surgery and hernia repairs; hepato-biliary surgery, minimal access surgery, surgical nutrition, wound healing, pre-hospital and emergency care.
Clinical & Cancer Epidemiology : Research methodology; distance learning; cancer prevention; screening programs; non-formal education; health risk-taking behavior; substance abuse especially tobacco related research and campaigns
Cancer Biology : Cancer immunology and immunotherapy specially use of heat shock proteins as putative cancer vaccine, neuro-endocrinological hypothalmo-pituitary axis control of benign and malignant breast disease.