IMRT, IGRT, Stereotactic Radiotherapy, PET Based Radiotherapy Planning, Treatment and management of Head and Neck Cancers, Gynaecological Malignancies, Prostate Cancer, Breast Cancer, Gastrointestinal and genitourinary malignancies , Brain Tumours , Head and Neck Cancers, Gynaecological Malignancies, Prostate Cancer, Breast Cancer, Gastrointestinal and genitourinary malignancies , Brain Tumours ,Lung , liver, Brain Stereotactic radiosurgery
Hindi, English, Marathi
Dr Kaustav Talapatra has worked in the premier institutions in the country with a wide spectrum of high end technology and a large volume of oncology patients. He trained in Radiation Oncology at CMC, Vellore and subsequently joined Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. He has rich experience of more than 14 years.
KDAH Experience :
Dr Kaustav Talapatra was instrumental in setting up the Radiation Oncology programme at Kokilaben Hospital. He practices evidence based radiation oncology and has keen interest in quality of life issues of cancer patients. Already since the inception of this department he has pioneered, it to be one of the very few centres in the country to start PET based radiotherapy planning.
Treated over 7,000 patients for radiation under his care
More than 1,000 patients of head and neck IMRT one of the largest in the country
One of the largest experiences in India for PET based planning
More than 30 lung stereotactic cases
Treated more than 2,500 breast cancer patients
No. of cases treated
Head and Neck IMRT
Lung Stereotactic Cases
Breast Cancer Patients
List of Publications
Munshi A. Talapatra K. Dutta D. Breast cancer radiotherapy and cardiac risk: The 15-year paradox!. J Can Res Ther 2007;3:190-2
Mallik S, Talapatra K, Goswami J. AIDS: A radiation oncologist's perspective. J Can Res Ther [serial online] 2010 [cited 2016 Jun 28]; 6:432-41.
Mallik S. Talapatra K. Sharma D et al. Dosimetric Analysis and Comparison of Interstitial HDR Brachytherapy, IMRT, 3DCRT and Electron Beam Therapy as Boost Modalities After Whole Breast Radiation in Breast Conservation Therapy Brachytherapy 10:S47; May 2011
Sharma D. Chadha P. Talapatra K. et al.Critical neurological structure sparing radiosurgery of vestibular schwannoma: Dosimetric comparison of different techniques and dose prescription methods. Journal of cancer research and therapeutics 10(1):29-37 • April 2014
Sharma D. Mhatre V. Heigrujam M Talapatra K Mallik S et al.Portal dosimetry for pre-treatment verification of IMRT plan: A comparison with 2D ion chamber array. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 11(4):3268 August 2010.
Superior vena cava syndrome: A radiation oncologist's perspective. Kaustav Talapatra, Soumadip Panda, Sandeep Goyle, Kallol Bhadra, Rajesh Mistry. Journal of cancer research and therapeutics.
Recurrent episodes of hematuria: A rare presentation of leiomyosarcoma of prostate Kaustav Talapatra, Bhushan Nemade, Ritu Bhutani, Shubhada Kane, Ashish Bakshi, Mary Ann Muckaden, Siddhartha Laskar Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics, Year 2006, Volume 2, Issue 4 [p. 212-214]
Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the biliary tree mimicking a choledochal cyst Bhushan Nemade, Kaustav Talapatra, Tanuja Shet, Shripad Banavali, Mary Ann Muckaden, Siddhartha Laskar .Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics, Year 2007, Volume 3, Issue 1 [p. 40-42]
Transient asymptomatic bradycardia in patients on infusional 5-fluorouracil. K Talapatra, I Rajesh, B Rajesh, B Selvamani, J Subhashini. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics, Year 2007, Volume 3, Issue 3 [p. 169-171]
Chest wall metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma in the absence of a primary: An unusual presentation. Kaustav Talapatra, Reena Engineer, Jai Prakash Agarwal, Shilpa Vyas, Shyam Kishore Shrivastava. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics, Year 2008, Volume 4, Issue 1 [p. 42-43]
Comparison of magnetic resonance imaging-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography fusion with pathological staging in rectal cancer (Br J Surg 2010; 97: 266-268). Talapatra K, Mallick S
Spinal epidermoid cyst with sudden onset of paraplegia. Anusheel Munshi, Kaustav Talapatra, Mukta Ramadwar, Rakesh Jalali. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics, Year 2009, Volume 5, Issue 4 [p. 290-292]
Late gastrointestinal disorders after rectal cancer surgery with and without preoperative radiation therapy (Br J Surg 2008; 95: 206-213). Talapatra K, Goswami J, Engineer R, Shrivastava S
Palliative radiotherapy in head and neck cancers: Evidence based review Kaustav Talapatra, Tejpal Gupta, Jai Prakash Agarwal, Sarbani Ghosh Laskar, Shyam Kishore Shrivastava, Ketayun Ardeshir Dinshaw .Indian Journal of Palliative Care, Year 2006, Volume 12, Issue 2 [p. 44-50]
Extramedullary haematopoiesis causing spinal cord compression: A rare presentation with excellent. Kaustav Talapatra, Bhushan Nemade, Manish Siddha, Mary Ann Muckaden, Siddhartha Laskar Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology, Year 2007, Volume 10, Issue 2 [p. 115-117]
Abstracts accepted 2016 ASTRO meeting :
Comparison of invasive & non-invasive frame for set-up error accuracy in intracranial radiotherapy - An Indian Institute Experience. K Talapatra., G. Doss., D. Sharma., A. churi., A. Patil., Shaju P., P Chadha., A Kumar. Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai, India
Nimouzumab and Inensiy modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) in the concurrent setting of locally advanced head and neck cancers: Early results of a prospective trial in India. K Talapatra, M. Deshpande, S. Goyle, D. Majumder, S. Badhwar, and R. Mistry; Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai, India.
Papers Presented at conferences :
Topic 1 : Inter & Intrafractional Variation of Respiration Induced Motion
Topic 2 : PTV Margin Derivation for Stereotactic Treatment of Brain Lesions
Author : Mallik Suman, Sushant Pawar, Vivek Sutar, Rupali Bhor, Rupesh Davrung,
Sanket Patil, Dayananda Sharma, Vaibhav Mhatre, Singh Malhotra,
Sushma P Venkata, Talapatra Kaustav.
Topic : Comparison of Invasive & Non invasive Frame for Set-up Error Accuracy in Intracranial Radiosurgery or Radiotherapy
Author : Ajay Churi, Sayan Kundu, Kaustav Talapatra , Dayananda Sharma, Sushant Pawar, Sanket Patil, Sachin Jadhav, Shewta Chavan, Sushma Patil, Mariam Parkar , Vaibhav Mhatre , Shaju P ,Anam A, Pranav Chaddha, Anupam Datta , Sajal Goyal.
Languages spoken: Hindi, English, Marathi
Priya Raverkar, Vadodara
I take this opportunity to thank Dr. Kaustav Talpatra and his team and all technicians and support staff for their excellent support and making me feel comfortable during the entire treatment duration.
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