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Dr. Rakesh S Ramesh
Designation : Professor Grade II & Head
Department: Surgical Oncology


1. Association of Surgeons of India
2. Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India AMASI
3. Association of Surgical Oncologists of India ASOI
4. Thyroid Society of India
5. ABSI[Association Of Breast Surgeons Of India ] life member
6. The European Society Of Surgical Oncology
7. Bangalore Oncology Group

1. J.S. Prabhu, S. Patil, S. Rajarajan, A. Ce, M. Nair, A. Alexander, R. Ramesh, S. Bs, T. Sridhar- Triple-negative breast cancers with expression of glucocorticoid receptor in immune cells show better prognosis – Annals Of Oncology,Volume 32,Issue S2,2021.

2. Jyothi S Prabhu, Aruna Korlimarla, Savitha Rajarajan, Annie Alexander, Ce Anupama, Rakesh Ramesh, Bs Srinath, and T.S Sridhar - The prognostic utility of AR/ER ratio in young women with breast cancer- American Association for Cancer Research- Proceedings of the 2020 San Antonio Breast Cancer Virtual Symposium; 2020 Dec 8-11; San Antonio, TX. Philadelphia (PA): AACR; Cancer Res 2021;81(4 Suppl):Abstract nr PS6-55. http://10.1158/1538-7445

3. Savitha Rajarajan, Aruna Korlimarla , Annie Alexander, Anupama C.E, Rakesh Ramesh, Srinath B.S, Sridhar T.S and Jyothi S Prabhu -Premenopausal women with breast cancers having high AR/ER ratios in the context of higher circulating testosterone tend to have poorer outcomes- Fronteirs -May 2021.

4. Rakesh S Ramesh , Medha Sugara , V V Vijayalekshmi , Paramesh S Shivanna , Raxith Srigeri ,Jaiveer Singh-Unusual presentation of carcinoma gall bladder as paraneoplastic leukaemoid reaction and fever – a rare case report- Kerala Surgical Journal- May 2021. 10.4103/ksj.ksj_9_21

5. Rakesh S Ramesh , Raxith Srigeri , V V Vijayalekshmi , Medha Sugara , Paramesh S Shivanna , Jaiveer Singh- The accuracy of sentinel lymph node biopsy following neoadjuvant chemotherapy in locally advanced breast cancer patients with dye technique- Kerala Surgical Journal- May 2021.

6. Does quality of life among modified radical mastectomy and breast conservation surgery patients differ ? A 5 year

7. Rakesh S Ramesh has been acknowledged in the National Cancer Registry Programme[NCRP] paper – Cancer Statistics 2020 : Report from national Cancer registry Programme , India -JCO Global Oncology - 16 July 2020. 8. Vivek Bhat , A P Roshini , Rakesh S Ramesh [corresponding author ] – Does quality of life among modified radical mastectomy and breast conservation surgery patients differ ? A 5 year comparative study. Indian Journal Of Surgical Oncology – POI 13 August 2019.

9. Joseph Sushil Rao , Harish Kumar Hanumappa , Elvis Peter Joseph , Raghunandan , Rakesh S Ramesh – Elevated neutrophil – lymphocyte ratio in Luminal type locally advanced breast cancer to circumvent neoadjuvant chemotherapy .Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology - POI 15 June 2019.

10. M. Nair, J. Prabhu, A. Korlimarla, P. Hari, S. Rajarajan, R. Kaul, A. Alexander, R. Raghavan, Rakesh S Ramesh, M. Correa, M. Prasad, B. Srinath, S. Tirumalai, Abstract P6-05-05: "Epigenetic regulation of ER through miR-18a shows ECM activation and identifies poor prognostic subtype within ER+ve HER2-ve breast cancer", Cancer Research 79(4 Supplement) (2019).

11. Joseph Sushil Rao , Rakesh S Ramesh [corresponding author] – Peri areolar administration of methylene blue dye as an independent , cost effective and reliable technique for sentinel lymphnode biopsy in early breast cancer . Clinics In Oncology 4:1568 , February 2019.

12. Harish Kumar Hanumappa , Faslu K N Rahman , Raghunanadhan G C , Rakesh S Ramesh , Gayatri Ravikumar – Varied clinical presentation of small bowel malignancies posing diagnostic uncertainty and their management . International Journal Of Anatomy , Radiology And Surgery ;Vol8(1) ; January 2019.

13. Bharadhwaj Ravindhran , H Harish Kumar , G C Raghunandan , Rakesh S Ramesh – Synchronous occurance of myelodysplastic syndrome and a bleeding jejunal GIST in a patient with gastrointestinal bleed . Journal Of Cancer Research And Therapeutics : January 2019.

14. Harish Kumar Hanumappa , Rakesh S Ramesh , Sunder Raj Ellur , Pradeep Hopkins V ,Diviya Kariappa , Raxit – Cutaneous Malignancy : our observations and review of literature . International Journal Of Current Research , Vol 2 , Issue 01 , January 2019.

15. Rajalakshmi Tirumalee , Inchara K Yellur , Rakesh S Ramesh , Suraj Manjunath – Pilomatricoma with Apocrine Poroma : A novel cutaneous collision tumour .Indian Journal Of Dermatopathology And Diagnostic Dermatology , December 2018.

16. Harish Kumar H , Raghunandan G C , Sunder Raj Ellur , Rakesh S Ramesh , Diviya K Kariappa – Surgical resection with autologous microvascular reconstruction of the mandible conferring excellent cosmesis and prognosis in ameloblastoma .Indian Journal of Anatomy and surgery of head ,neck and brian . December 2018:4(4):102-105.

17. S. Rajarajan, J. Prabhu, A. Korlimarla, M. Nair, A. Alexander, R. Kaluve, H. Ps, U. Raja, Rakesh S Ramesh, S. Patil, S. Bs, S. Ts, 53P "MicroRNA based immune response signature identifies poor prognostic subgroup within ER negative breast cancers", Annals of Oncology 29(suppl_9) (2018).

18. A P Roshini , Rakesh S Ramesh [ corresponding author ] ,T Rajalakshmi – HATRICK – synchronous triple primary tumors in thyroid . Indian Journal Of Surgical Oncology : May 2018.

19. A P Roshini , Vivek Bhat , Rakesh S Ramesh [corresponding author], Inchara Y K – Unusual location of a glomangioma : a case report . International Surgery Journal :April 2018 5 [4] 1581 – 1583.

20. Harish Humar H, Faslu Rahman N. K, Raghunadan G. C, Rakesh S. Ramesh - Adding bit of aesthetics with science - Modification of batwing mastopexy for breast conservation in a young patient with giant fibroadenoma breast: a case report ;Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics 2018.

21. Mario Victor Newton, Rakesh S Ramesh, Suraj Manjunath, K. Shivakumar, Hemanth G Nanjappa, Ramu Damuluri, Elvis Peter Joseph, C. Prasad – Histological Surprises in Benign Cytologies after Lymphnode Biopsy – Surgeons Knife improving patient care. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology: March 2017 .

22. K . Shivakumar , G N Hemanth , Poonam , Suraj Manjunath , Rakesh S Ramesh , Rajaram Burrah , Prililata Rout , D Ramu , Elvis Peter Joseph , Ravichandra , C .Prasad , Vipin Goel , Divya Supari - Feasibility of Axillary Reverse Mapping and Clinicopathological Features Predicting ARM Node Metastasis in Breast Cancer—a Pilot Study . Indian Journal Of Surgical Oncology ; November 2016.

23. K. Shivakumar, Goel Vipin, Manjunath Suraj, B.V. Rajaram, Rakesh S Ramesh, A. Anuradha, K. Hemanth – Sentinel Lymphnode Biopsy in N0 Neck for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Oral Cavity a prospective study. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology : 2016.

1. Dr Rakesh S Ramesh- “To assess resilience and lived experience of patients diagnosed with breast cancer”
2. Breast Cancer Hub Epidemiological Research Study
3. Evaluating circulating nucleic acids as biomarkers during tumor progression in breast cancer
4. Development and evaluation of an intervention to enhance resilience in breast cancer
5. To compare the genetic/transcriptional variations in circulating free nucleic acid and primary tumor in breast cancer patients- a cross sectional study
6. Accuracy of sentinel lymphnode biopsy using only methylene blue after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with non metastatic breast cancer
7. HBCR in sources of registration of already existing PBCR at Bengaluru , Chennai , Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata
8. Standardization of Sentinel Lymphnode Biopsy Technique For Breast Cancer and route map for sentinel node detection
9. Pattern Of Sentinel Node Mapping In Breast Cancer According To Site Of Injection Using Methylene Blue
10. Dr Hemanth G. Prospective randomized Study to evaluate axillary reverse mapping (ARM) in breast cancer

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