Dr. Sumana Premkumar

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Dr. Sumana Premkumar

Experience :
34 Years
Education :
Specialization :
Radiation Therapy, Breast Oncology
Department :
Hospital :



  • Department of Radiation Oncology, Dr.Kamakshi Memorial Multispecialty Hospital, Chennai
  • Consultant Oncologist at Chennai, Meenakshi Multispecialty Hospital, Mylapore, Chennai
  • Visiting Consultant Oncologist - Srichakra Hospital, Nanganallur, Chennai
  • Principal Investigator for Advaxis Trial for Recurrent Cervical Cancer at Dr.KMH
  • Principal Investigator for Venus Trial for Breast Cancer Screening at CMMH

Past Positions

  • Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute,Chennai – from May 2007 to July 2009
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology,Cancer Institute, Chennai - from May 2002 to 2007
  • Investigator for ATLAS Trial in Breast Cancer 2006-2009
  • Examination and Evaluation of Patients with Breast and Gynaecological Problems
  • Planning the Management after Intradepartmental Discussions
  • Treatment Planning after Intradepartmental Discussion
  • Experience with External Beam Radiation (Cobalt, Photons & Electrons) and Brachytherapy
  • Screening the Public for Breast or Cervical Cancers
  • Teaching Postgraduate Students
  • Taking part in Continuing Medical Education Programmes
  • Monitoring the Patients under Treatment with Radiation / Chemotherapy
  • Medical Officer Breast and Gynaecology OP Department, Cancer Institute, Chennai from September 1991 – April 1997
  • Private Practitioner, 1987-1994
  • Ward Medical Officer, Best Hospital Pvt Ltd., Chennai , 1989 -1990
  • Senior House Surgeon in Medicine. Government Royapettah Hospital, Chennai, 1988 – 1989

Fellowships and Memberships

  • Association of Radiation Oncologists of India
  • Indian Breast Group
  • Indian Brachytherapy Society

Unique Contribution

  • Participated in Various Conferences some being : Asia Pacific Conference
  • Symposium on Solid Tumors - Conducted by ISMPO in 2001
  • AROI Conference, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010 & 2012
  • Association of Medical Physicists Conference - 2001
  • INCTR Conference - 2005
  • CME Programme at Arupadai Veedu Medical College, Pondicherry- March 2011
  • Conducted Cancer Awareness and Screening Programs in Various places in the City and Thanjavur
  • Treatment with Immunotherapy especially AIET and Dendritic Cell Vaccine in Conjunction with NCRM Nichi group and the Institute of Cellular therapies

Manage a Breast Cancer Patients Support Group since December 2002- Conduct Monthly Meetings for the Patients wherein they can interact with Cancer Survivors, Creating Awareness about the Risks, Diet & Nutrition, Hereditary aspects, Incidence, Various Modalities of Treatment available.

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