NCG Publications

NCG Publications


  • Transitioning India to advanced image based adaptive brachytherapy: a national impact analysis of upgrading National Cancer Grid cervix cancer guidelines, Varsha Hande, Supriya Chopra, Alfredo Polo, Vol 16 September, 2023,
  • EQuIP India: The National Cancer Grid quality improvement competency training initiative, Vallath, Nandini; Pramesh, C. S., Indian Journal of Cancer 60(2):p 149-151, Apr–Jun 2023. | DOI: 10.4103/ijc.ijc_427_23 (Editorial)
  • A National Cancer Grid pooled procurement initiative, India, C S Pramesh,a Manju Sengar, _ WHO Bulletin Bull World Health Organ 2023;101:587–594
  • National Cancer Grid Virtual Tumor Boards of Head and Neck Cancers: An Innovative Approach to Multidisciplinary Care, Shivakumar Thiagarajan, Vinisha Poojari, JCO Global Oncol 9:e2200348. © 2023, and published at go on January 27, 2023: DOI
  • External Quality Assurance Helps Improve Infrastructure for Testing Breast Biomarkers Across a Lower- and Middle-Income Country: Our Experience With Breast Biomarker Testing in the National Cancer Grid External Quality Assurance System in India, Tanuja Shet, Sonali Tambe,, Arch Pathol Lab Med , 2023, doi: 10.5858/arpa.2023-0260-OA


  • Ensuring quality in contextualised cancer management guidelines for resource-constraint settings: using a systematic approach, Manju Sengar, C S Pramesh,, BMJ Glob Health. 2022; 7(8): e009584. , Published online 2022 Aug 19. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2022-009584


  • Impact of COVID-19 on cancer care in India: a cohort study, P Ranganathan, Manju Sengar, Girish Chinnaswamy,, Lancet Oncol 2021; 22: 970–76, Published Online May 27, 2021


  • Provision of palliative care in National Cancer Grid treatment centres in India: a cross-sectional gap analysis survey, Anuja Damani, Naveen Salins, Arunangshu Ghoshal, Jayeeta Chowdhury, Mary Ann Muckaden, Jayita Deodhar and CS Pramesh. BMJ Supportive & Palliative care, Vol 12, No e3, 2020 Jun 9:bmjspcare-2019-002152.,



  • Institutional external peer review: A unique National Cancer Grid initiative, Raghunadharao D, Kannan R, Hingnekar C, Vijaykumar DK, Mani CS, Ghosh-Laskar S, et al. Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol 2015;36:186-8


  • The National Cancer Grid of India, Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology | Jul-Sep 2014 | Vol 35 | Issue 3
  • Cancer burden and health systems in India 2 : Cancer research in India: national priorities, global results, Richard Sullivan, Rajendra A Badwe, Goura K Rath, C S Pramesh, V Shanta, Raghunadharao Digumarti, Anil D’Cruz, Suresh C Sharma,, Lancet Oncol 2014, Published Online, April 11, 2014
  • Delivery of affordable and equitable cancer care in India, C S Pramesh, R A Badwe,, The Lancet Oncology, Vol 15vno. 6, Pages e223-e233, May 2014

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