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Dr. Tripti Saxena

Dr. Tripti Saxena
Consultant - Radiation Oncology
Tripti Saxena
  • European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO)
  • Association of Radiation Oncology of India (AROI)
  • Indian Medical Association
  • Oncology Forum
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Biographical Sketch: 
  • Dr. Tripti is a Radiation Oncologist whose clinical practice is primarily focused on Breast & Thoracic Cancers. She is trained in IMRT, IGRT, SBRT, SRS and Brachytherapy from SGPGI, AIIMS and MSKCC New York & have expertise in using all the most modern forms of radiation.


Work Experience: 
  • Associate Consultant - Max Super Speciality Hospital, Patparganj
  • Attending Consultant - Max Super Speciality Hospital, Patparganj
  • Senior Registrar - SGPGI, Lucknow
  • Senior Registrar - AIIMS, New Delhi
  • Ex-observer - MSKCC, New York
Education & Training: 
  • MBBS - MKCG Medical College, Berhampur University, Orissa
  • MD - GSVM Medical College, Kanpur, UP
Awards Information: 
  • Best Performance Certificate in MD/MS Examination conducted by Kanpur University
Speciality Interest: 
  • Breast and Thoracic Oncology
  • Motion Management in Radiation Therapy esp Respiratory Gating and DIBH
  • Brachytherapy
Duration Of OPD: 

   Max Super Speciality Hospital, Patparganj

  • Tuesday to Friday: 1 PM – 4 PM

Dr. Vineet Govinda Gupta

Dr. Vineet Govinda Gupta
Associate Consultant
Dr. Vineet Govinda Gupta
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)
  • International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP)
  • Indian Society of Medical and Pediatric Oncology (ISMPO)
  • Pediatric Hemato-Oncology chapter, Indian Academy of Pediatric (PHO - IAP)
  • The AIIMSONIANS- Alumni Association of the All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi
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Work Experience: 
  • Spent more than 12 years at AIIMS, New Delhi in both clinical care and research
Education & Training: 
  • MBBS: All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi
  • MD, Medicine: All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi
  • DM, Medical Oncology:  All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi
  • ECMO: European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), Switzerland
Awards Information: 
  • European Society of Medical Oncology Examination
  • International Society of Pediatric Oncology Young Investigator Award (SIOPYIA) 2016 - SIOP Congress (October 2016 Ireland)
  • Certified in Essentials of Palliative Care: Indian Association for Palliative Care
  • Gold Medal for 100th percentile score: University of New South Wales, Australia
Speciality Interest: 
  • Immunotherapy and Targeted Therapies
  • Lung Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Sarcomas
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma
  • Urological Malignancy
Duration Of OPD: 

   Max Super Speciality Hospital, Shalimar Bagh

  •    Mon - Sat: 9:00 am - 05:00 pm


Senior Consultant - Breast Oncology
S. Veda Padma Priya 1 - Max Hospital
  • ASI / IASO
  • ABSI
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Work Experience: 
  • May 2012 To June 2015 : Consultant III, Dept Of Surgical Oncology, RGCI & RC
  • June 2015 To June 2016 : Consultant II, Breast Unit, Dept Of Surgical Oncology, RGCI & RC
  • June 2016 To May 2017 : Consultant I, Breast Unit, Dept Of Surgical Oncology, RGCI & RC
Education & Training: 
  • MBBS: Coimbatore Medical College with Distinction in Gen Surgery & Paediatrics                                                         
  • M.S ( Gen Surgery) : Madurai Medical College With Gold Medal In Paediatric Surgery
  • DNB (Surgical Oncology) : Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, Delhi With Best Resident Award For Outstanding Performance
Awards Information: 
  • Chairman’s Award At RGCI & RCI in 2016
  • Presented Papers at Various International Conferences.
  • Numerous Publications in Various Indexed Journals
  • Organized Various Conferences at National & International Level
  • Guide For Thesis Of DNB Surgical Oncology Candidates at RGCI & RC
Speciality Interest: 
  • Breast Conservation, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Oncoplastic Breast Surgery ,Skin Sparing & Nipple Sparing Mastectomies & Breast Reconstruction
Duration Of OPD: 

      Max Super Specialty Hospital, Shalimar Bagh

  • Mon-Sat: 9.00-5.00 pm

Dr. Shubha Garg

Dr. Shubha Garg
Associate Consultant
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  • Delhi Medical Council
  • Association of Surgeons of India
  • Association of Breast Surgeons of India
  • American College of Surgeons (Associate)
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons
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Work Experience: 
  • Senior Residency  from Maharishi Balmiki hospital, PoothKhurd, Babu Jagjiwan Ram Hospital, Jahangirpuri, ESI Hospital,Basaidarapur, New Delhi
  • Worked as  Attending Consultant (Breast Services) in Surgical Oncology Dept in Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, Rohini
Education & Training: 
  • MBBS: Rural Medical College, Loni, Maharashtra
  • DNB (General Surgery): National Board of Examination,  New Delhi
Awards Information: 
  • Published multiple research paper in reputed national and International Journals
  • Oral and Poster Presentations in various National and International conferences
Speciality Interest: 

Dr. Devavrat Arya

  • Indian Co-Operative Oncology Network (ICON)
  • Indian Society of Medical and Paediatric Oncology (ISMPO)
  • European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • Association of Physicians of India (API NOIDA  CHAPTER)
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Work Experience: 
  • Sr. Consultant, Medical Oncology at International Oncology Centre, Fortis Hospital, Noida from  1st April 2012 to 2017
  • Hon Associate Consultant, Medical Oncology, Action Cancer Hospital, Delhi from  2011 to 2012
Education & Training: 
  • MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University
  • M.D. (Internal Medicine) from Govt. Medical College, Surat, (South Gujarat University)
  • D.M. (Medical Oncology)  from Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute, B J Medical College, Ahmedabad, (Gujarat University)
Awards Information: 
  • European Certificate in Medical Oncology
  • P.I. in multiple trials
  • Many National/ International publications & presentations
Speciality Interest: 
  • Breast Cancer, Head & Neck Cancers, Musculoskeletal & Gynae Cancers
Duration Of OPD: 

Max Institute of Cancer Care, Lajpat Nagar

  • Tue/Thurs/Sat - 9:00 AM to 11:00AM

Dr. Jyotika Jain

Dr. Jyotika Jain
Senior Consultant
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Life membership

  • Association of radiation oncologists of India.
  • Delhi Oncology Forum


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Biographical Sketch: 

Dr Jyotika Jain joined Max as senior  consultant  in 2012.Prior to that she has worked in Delhi State Cancer Institute  as Associate Prof. She has also worked in Maulana Azad Medical College and LN Hospital ,AIIMS and Rajeev Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre.


Work Experience: 
  • More than 17 yrs experience post MD in the field of oncology.
  • Trained in advanced techniques of Radiation like IMRT,IGRT,SBRT ,BRACHYTHERAPY.
  • Various publications in national and international journals
Education & Training: 
  • MBBS-University Of Delhi
  • MD- Radiation Oncology –Delhi University
Speciality Interest: 
  • SRS
  • SBRT
Duration Of OPD: 

 Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket

  • Tuesday: 2 pm – 5.30 pm
  • Wednesday & Thursday: 9 am – 1 pm



What Should be the Post-Surgery Breast Cancer Care?

February 2, 2017 0 51 5 minutes, 26 seconds read

1) How do I take care of my wound?

 Keep the wound clean. There is no need to dress the wound if it is healthy. You only need to touch it with an antiseptic lotion once a day (Betadiene lotion).The drain site dressing has to be changed after 4-5 days.

2) When can I take a bath?

You can take a full body bath after stitch removal i.e. after 2 weeks. Till then, you can sponge the upper half of the body and pat yourself dry. You can wash your head with assistance.

3) How do I dress my wound?

The dressing is removed on the first post-operative day and left open. Staples are usually used to close the wound. The wound is to be dabbed with Betadiene lotion and you are requested to wear clean cotton clothes.

4) How do I take care of the drain? Do I have to wash it every time I empty it?

The drain may be carried around in the bag that we provide you in the post operative kit. You have to empty it once a day on a fixed time and measure it with the measuring cylinder provided in the kit. The specialist nurse will teach you how to handle it and you can also go through the ‘Drain Care’ leaflet provided to you. You don't need to wash the drain box every time you empty it.

5) Can I wash my hair?

Yes you may, with assistance. Lie down with your head beyond the bed and your attendant can shampoo it for you and wash as well.

6) What should I do about the pain in my arm and the feeling of stretching in operation site?

If you have undergone axillary surgery especially axillary dissection, it is not uncommon to feel numbness and tingling in the inner half of the upper arm. This is much less seen after sentinel lymph node biopsy. You may even perceive touch as pain. This is because a nerve that crosses your armpit and reaches the arm is cut or stretched at the time of surgery. The intensity of these abnormal sensations reduces with time and definitely gets better with exercise. They may not go away completely.

7) Can I sleep on the side of surgery?

Yes, you may, provided you don't rest your head on the arm and don't put your weight on the drain tubes.

8) Can I do a few chores at home?

Yes, you can perform several household chores that don't tire you. This could mean dusting, laying the table, supervising in the kitchen, etc. You can slowly scale up your work to normal in 2-3 weeks.

9) When can I drive?

Once the drain is out and you are freely mobile, you can drive a car.

10) What should I eat?

You should focus on eating clean, nutritious food with your family on the dining table. You can share everything with them. Remember, cancer is not infectious. If you are a diabetic or are obese, the dietician can prescribe a diet chart to you.

11) How frequently should I exercise?

You should start exercising as early as the first post-operative day and do it more frequently to start with i.e. every hour for 3-5 minutes. You can reduce the frequency to 4-5 times a day, once the full range of movement is established.

12) When do I get to know about further treatment?

Further treatment will be decided on the basis of your histopathology report which comes back after 7-8 days of surgery.

13) What are the possible problems that I am likely to have and how do I deal with them?

There could be pain, swelling at the operation site or fever or leakage from the side of the drain or a malfunctioning drain. All these need to be attended to. You can call our helpline or your doctor for advice.

14) When should I meet the doctor?

Usually, you will be called back to see your operating surgeon 5-7 days after surgery to have a look at the wound and the drain. The drain will be removed once the output over 24 hours is 30-40ml. This usually takes 10 days to 2 weeks. The stitches /staples will be removed 2 weeks after surgery.

15) When will my chemotherapy begin? Is it painful? Do I have to be admitted?

Chemotherapy begins in the third week after surgery. The wound should have healed well before chemotherapy is started. The optimum time to start chemotherapy is 3-6 weeks after surgery.

16) What are the likely side effects of chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy tends to attack all those cells which are rapidly dividing. While cancer cells are rapidly dividing, so are the cells lining the intestine, the hair follicles and the bone marrow. This is also the reason why one feels nauseated during chemotherapy, lose hair and also become susceptible to infections. All this contributes to fatigue as well.

These effects last about a week after chemotherapy and then the recovery begins. The good news is that there are effective medicines to counter a host of these side effects that happen during chemotherapy. Your medical oncologist will explain them to you in detail.

17) What is radiation therapy and when will it happen? How frequently do I have to come for radiation and how long does it last?

Radiation therapy is the process by which high beam X-rays are delivered to either the breast after breast conservation surgery (BCS or) to the chest wall after breast removal (mastectomy). Radiation almost always follows after completion of chemotherapy. The conventional treatment lasts 5-7 weeks and newer techniques can deliver it in 3 weeks in suitable patients. Your radiation oncologist will discuss the details of treatment with you.

18) How do I know that I am disease free? What will be my follow up protocol? And who should I meet for my follow up?

Once you have completed treatment, you will be called back for follow up. You will be assessed for symptoms and seen clinically every 3 months for the first two years, six monthly for the next three years and then annually for a further five years. An ultrasound abdomen and X-ray chest may be done six monthly while a mammogram will be done once a year.

For those undergoing breast conservation surgery, an MR mammogram may be performed a year after surgery. There is no need for intensive investigation, unless a specific symptom needs to be investigated further with CT scans or PET-CT. You should be seeing one clinician each time and if need be, he or she can refer you to the other specialties.


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Education & Training: 
  • MBBS, Kuban State Medical Academy,
  • Diploma in medical emergency Medicine-Apollo Hospital
  • Dnb Internal Medicine, Batra hospital
  • DNB Medical Oncology, BLK Super Speciality Hospital
Speciality Interest: 
  • Colon Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • GI Malignancies
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