50th GOLDEN JUBILEE ICON CONFERENCE From 15th March To 17th March 2024. | HYDERABAD

Disease Committee

Chair Responsibilities

To oversee the science in the disease discipline, stimulate investigators to produce innovative strategies in the prevention, management and/or cure of cancer, and facilitate the development of these strategies into quality ICON protocols.

Specific Disease Committee Responsibilities

  • Formulate innovative hypothesis to be tested and strategies for long term study.
  • Stimulate and encourage ideas from investigators
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of the biology and treatment of the disease under study.
  • Review, evaluate and approve all studies prior to submission to the managing committee.
  • A committee member will maintain a direct liaison with the study coordinator/investigator when he/she is preparing a proposed study.
  • Liaise with a biostatistician on protocol design, protocol analysis and Disease Committee priorities.
  • To be aware of studies being performed and planned by other groups and institutions around the world.
  • Document proceedings of all Disease Committee meetings for the ICON Minutes.
  • Review and approve all abstracts/manuscripts prior to submission for presentation/publication.
  • Approach sponsors for funding as needed.

Disease Committee

1Young ICONDr. Tushar Vora, Mumbai & Dr. R. Bharath, Coimbatore
2Lung Cancer ConsortiumDr. Kumar Prabhash, Mumbai
3CNSDr. Bhavesh Parekh, Ahmedabad
4Hematological MalignanciesDr. Bhavesh Parekh, Ahmedabad
5GIDr. Hemant Malhotra, Jaipur
H & NDr. B. K. Mishra, Allahabad
7Genito UrinaryDr. Chirag Desai, Ahmedabad
8EthicsDr. G.S. Bhattacharyya, Kolkata
9GeriatricDr. Amish Vora, New Delhi & Dr. Sudeep Gupta, Mumbai
10Women’s CancerDr. Sudeep Gupta, Mumbai
11SOPDr. Chirag Desai, Ahmedabad
12Renal Cell CarcinomaDr. Amit Joshi, Mumbai
13National Febrile Neutropenia GroupDr. Kumar Prabhash, Mumbai