Dr Sachin V. Almel - Oncologist


  • 1988- M.B.B.S South Gujarat University
  • 1992- M.D (Internal Medicine) South Gujarat University
  • 1995- D.M. (Onco Medicine), Gujarat University


  • Currently, Consultant Medical Oncologist. P. D. Hinduja National Hospital
  • 1997- Fellow' under the aegis of Varoon Mahajan Memorial Trust ic., U.S.A. at Corneil Universtiy Medical College and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York

Awards & Affiliations

Papers, Presentation & Research

  • Clinical profile of cerebral malaria: A study of 35 cases. Thesis presented for the Degree of M.D. in Internal Medicine, South Gujarat University, Surat.
  • Patterns of relapse in acute luekemia : A study of 25 cases. Thesis presented to Gujarat University, Ahmedabad for the degree D.M. (Medical Oncology).
  • Presented paper (Poster presentation) on patterns of relapse in acute leukemia at the Indian Society of Hematology and Blood Transfusion (ISHBT) conference held in February 1995 at Indore.
  • Co-authored a review article - 'Chemotherapy in Gastrointestinal Malignancies' - which was accepted and published in Indian Journal of Medical & Paediatric Oncology.
  • Co-authored a paper - 'Comparative study of CHOP vs CNOP in high grade NHL' - published in Indian Journal of ISHBT conference held at Indore in February 1995.
  • Review article on the drug 2 - deoxcycoformycin which was published in Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology.
  • Presented a paper - 'Hepatitis B in Hematological Malignancies held at the ISHBT conference held at Bombay in January 1993.
  • Presented a paper (oral presentation) - 'Chronic, daily, oral administration of Etoposide in advanced, refractory malignancies' at the VIIth Biennail International Conference of Indian Society of Oncology, held at Lucknow in March 1996
  • Oral Paper Presentation - 'Chronic, daily, oral administration of Etoposide in advanced, refractory malignancies' at the 3rd International Conference of Asian Clinical Oncology Society (ACOS) held in Kunming, China between 15th - 17th August, 1996.
  • Presented two oral papers at the IXth biennial conference of Indian Society of Medical & Paediatric Oncology, held at Madurai, India between 14th - 16th February, 1997
    The two papers are as under:
    • Non-candida albicans fungemia in neutropenic children : A report of 3 cases
    • Tamoxifen induced endometrial pathology : A P.D. Hinduja Naional Hospital & Medical Research Centre experience

Co-prepared the following lectures:

  • Interferons in Pediatrics - a lecture delivered by Dr. Asha Kapadia at Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital in October 1995
  • Management of Burkitt's lymphoma - lecture delivered by Dr.Asha Kapadia at the CME in Hematology conducted at Bombay Hospital in May 1996
  • Tamoxifen induced endometrial changes - a lecture delivered by Dr.Asha Kapadia at a conference held at Nanavati Hospital, Bombay in May 1995
  • Co-authored "Vancomycin resistant enterococci - a case report" in the Indian Journal of Medical & Paediatric Oncology
  • Co-authored "Tomudex in advanced colonic cancer - a case report and literature review in the Indian Journal of Medical & Pediatric Oncology
  • Co-authored a review article on 'Granulocytic Sarcomas' in the Indian Journal of Medical & Paediatric Oncology
  • Paper On 'High Dose Methotrexate': A review of 35 cycles in 9 patients was accepted for presentation at the UICC Conference held in Rio, Brazil between 25-29th August 1998
  • Paper on 'High Dose Methotrexate(HDMTX)': A review of 47 cycles in 111 patients was accepted for publication in the abstract book of SIOP conference held in Montreal, Canada between 26th - 29th September, 1999
  • Paper on Granulocytic Sarcomas : A review of 4 case's presented at the Asia Pacific Cancer Congress conference held in Chennai between 13th - 15th December 1999
  • Paper on 'Monoclonal Antibody therapy in metastatic breast cancer. A case report has been accepted for poster presentation at the ICON conference on 'Breast Cancer' to be held on 17th - 19th February, 2000
  • Co-author for the article "Three dimensional conformal radiation therapy in prostrate adenocarcinoma : survival and rectal toxicity in J Cancer Res Ther - March 2005, Volume 1, Issue 1 page 34-37