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Date Image 05 June 2023 Vol. No. 12; Issue No. 581

1. Fields E, Chopra S, Ludwig M, Taunk N, Chino J (2023). Pivotal science from the 2022 International Gynecologic Cancer Society Meeting. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. 116(3): 473-478.

2. Wilson BE, Booth CM, Suvillian R, Aggarwal A, Sengar M, Jacob S, Bray F, Barton MB, Pearson S-A (2023). Global application of National Comprehensive Cancer Network resource-stratified guidelines for systemic treatment of colon cancer: a population-based, customisable model for cost, demand, and procurement. Lancet Oncology. 24(6): 682-690.

3. Budukh A, Kadam P, Singh D, Thakur JS (2023). Innovative field methods for residence confirmation and updating follow-up status of cancer cases: Experience from rural cancer registry, Punjab, India. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Helath.

4. Joshi P, Waghmare S (2023). Molecular signaling in cancer stem cells of tongue squamous cell carcinoma: Therapeutic implications and challenges. World Journal of Stem Cells 15(5): 438-452.

5. Kumar A, Jha AK, Agarwal JP, Yadav M, Badhe S, Sahay A, Epari S, Sahu A, Bhattarcharya K, Chatterjee A, Ganeshan B, Rangarjan V, Moiyadi A, Gupta T, Goda J (2023). Machine-learning-based radiomics for classifying glioma grade from magnetic resonance images of the brain. Journal of Personalized Medicine. 13(6): 920.

6. Pattanaik S, Gota V, Tripathi SK, Kshirsagar NA (2023). Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in India: A SWOT Analysis. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.

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Jagannath Gupta Jagannath Gupta

Jagannath Gupta received his DSc degree from the University of Kolkata in 1938. He specialized in Inorganic and analytical chemistry. His research topics included the use of organic reagents in an inorganic analysis of minerals containing rare earth elements like zirconium, thorium, uranium, niobium, hafnium etc. He was the Deputy Director National Chemical Laboratory, Pune. He was an elected fellow of the Indian Chemical Society and Bangiya Vigyan Parishad.

Bal Dattatraya Tilak Bal Dattatraya Tilak

Bal Dattatraya Tilak obtained his DSc from the University of Oxford, UK, in 1960. His significant research achievements were in organic chemistry and organic chemical technology, particularly in the chemistry of heterocyclic compounds, heterocyclic steroids, chemotherapeutics and synthetic dyes. He was an elected fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru and Maharashtra Academy of Sciences. Dr Tilak was conferred with the S S Bhatnagar Award in 1963 and Padma Bhushan in 1972.

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