Dr. Vivek Kumar Garg is Chief Consultant Surgical Oncologist at the Lucknow Cancer Institute in Lucknow. He has been with this institution for about 15 years, since year 2000. He did his initial medical studies at GSVM Medical College in Kanpur, clearing the MBBS exams at first attempt in 2000 in the First Division with honours in Biochemistry and Pharmacology, and subsequently obtaining the MS (General Surgery) postgraduate degree in 1992, also at first attempt. Dr. Garg later obtained the... [+]

Fellowships
  • Fellowship in Surgical Oncology. MP Shah Cancer Hospital, Ahmedabad. May 1993 to Nov 1994.
Accreditation
  • Life Member, Indian Association of Surgical Oncology.
  • Life Member, Indian Association of Oncology.
  • Life Member, Indian Association of Menopause.
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Research
Association of CYP1A1 polymorphisms with Breast Cancer. DST funded project. In collaboration with Dr. SK Rath, CDRI.
Association of DNA polymorphisms in base excision repairing genes with breast cancer. CSIR funded project. In collaboration with Dr. SK Rath, CDRI.
Association of DNA polymorphisms in base excision repairing genes with head and neck cancer. Applied for DST funding.
Publications
Article
Association of polymorphisms in Base Excision Repair genes with the risk of Breast Cancer: a case-control study in north Indian women. Amit Kumar Mitra, Neetu Singh, Ashok Singh, Vivek Kumar Garg, Amit Agarwal, Mandira Sharma, Rashmi Chaturvedi and Srikanta Kumar Rath. Oncology Research. 2008; 17 (3): (Accepted).
Article
LIGI Polymorphisms: the Indian Scenario and SCCHN risk. Amit Kumar Mitra, Ashok Singh, Vivek Kumar Garg, Mandira Sharma, Rashmi Chaturvedi and Srikanta Kumar Rath. 2008. (Communicated).
Article
Association of base excision repair gene polymorphisms and breast cancer risk. Mitra AK, Singh N, Garg VK, Agarwal, A, Sharma M, Chaturvedi R, Rath SK. 2006. XXX AICBC, DU, Delhi. Abstract.
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Training
MBBS: GSVM Medical College, Kanpur. 1988.
MS (General Surgery): GSVM Medical College, Kanpur. 1992.
M.Ch (Surgical Oncology): Cancer Institution (WIA), Chennai. 1998.
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