Caritas Hospital

Dr. Jenny Joseph

Consultant Radiation Oncologist

A radiation oncologist with over 10 years of experience in radiation treatment of all Cancers in all age groups. Dr Jenny believes in patient centered care and aims to provide ethical  and holistic treatment based upon International Guidelines and Protocols. She has experience and training in all the latest state of the art radiation techniques. Her areas of interest include Gastrointestinal and Gynec Oncology, Head and Neck Oncology, Brachytherapy , Cancer Screening, Pediatric Oncology and Soft Tissue Sarcomas.

Dr Jenny has expertise in planning and execution of radiation treatment in both COBALT and LINAC machines and experienced to work with wide range of software and different planning systems like  KONRAD, ONCENTRA, ECLIPSE etc.. Her extensive hands on experience of the latest radiotherapy equipments and independent planning and implementation of 3DCRT,  IMRT , VMAT plans, special procedures like Total Body Irradiation , Hemibody radiation, Motion management.

She performed numerous Brachytherapy procedures for Cancer Cervix, Carcinoma Esophagus, Endobronchial Brachytherapy , Interstitial Brachytherapy For Oral Cavity Cancers and Soft Tissue Sarcomas.

 

Professional Qualification

DMRT from Government Medical College, Kozhikkode in 2009

Internship from Government Medical  College, Kottayam in 2003

MBBS from Government Medical College, Kottayam in 2002

 

Achievements and Expertise

Was External guest faculty in the Department of Radiology and Imaging at School of Medical Education, Kottayam

Was the Junior consultant in Medical Oncology, Amala Medical College , Thrissur

Former Senior resident in radiation oncology – Government Medical College, Kozhikkode

Former Lecturer in Biochemistry – Government Medical College, Kottayam

Received hands on training in IGRT, SRS (both cranial and extra cranial), SBRT workshops

Tutor for DNB residents and RT technologists

Participates in multidisciplinary tumour boards in treatment of Cancer patients

Have had good clinical experience in all the sub-Specialities of Oncology

Regular participant on various Brachytherapy , SBRT and SRS workshops

Life Member of Association of Radiation Oncologists of India

 

Research trials and Publications

As Investigator in ongoing trials in Radiation Oncology department, Caritas Hospital

A prospective study of Acute Toxicities in patients with Carcinoma Prostate treated with Hypofractionated Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT)

A prospective study to compare the Early Toxicity Profile and outcome following definitive chemoradiation with Dose Escalation using simultaneous integrated boost and conventional fractionation schedule for Carcinoma Esophagus

A Prospective study on the effect of bone marrow sparing RapidArc on haematological toxicity of patients with locally Advanced Rectal Cancer receiving concurrent Capecitabine

A prospective study comparing the short-term clinical outcome of patient with Non-small Cell Lung Cancer receiving sequential Chemotherapy followed by Radiation Versus Concurrent Chemoradiation

Joseph J, Aaron J, Joseph JK, Tom J, Bindu G, et al. (2018) Metastatic Implantation of Esophageal Cancer at PEG Tube Site: Case Report and Review of Literature. J Nucl Med RadiatTher 9: 385

 

She is proficient in English, Malayalam & Hindi.


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