Dr. Kakoli Lahkar

Consultant - Medical Oncology
Manipal Hospitals
14 Years

Dr. Kakoli Lahkar - Consultant - Medical Oncology in Bengaluru, India

Overview

  • Dr. Kakoli Lahkar is a distinguished Medical Oncologist with over 14 years of experience in the field. She is currently practising at Manipal Hospital Old Airport Road, Bangalore, as a Consultant – Medical Oncology. On the academic front, Dr. Kakoli has completed her MBBS from Silchar Medical College, her MD in Internal Medicine from Gauhati Medical College, and her DM in Medical Oncology from Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai. Dr. Kakoli has done a Bone Marrow Transplant Clinical Fe­llowship training at Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College in London, UK. She is a member of various esteemed organisations, including the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the Bangalore Oncology Group (BOG), and the Association of Medical Oncology India (AMOI). She is the foremost Cancer Care Oncologist in Oldairportroad, Bangalore.
  • The doctor possesses extensive knowledge in multiple facets of medical oncology. Dr. Kakoli demonstrates proficiency in providing chemotherapy for a diverse array of tumours, encompassing breast, ovarian, gastrointestinal, and head and neck cancers. Furthermore, her capabilities extend to traditional chemotherapy, hormonal treatment, and the application of targeted, biological, and immunotherapeutic approaches in cancer care. She is adept in the management of haematological malignancies, blood and marrow transplant procedures, as well as in techniques related to pain alleviation and palliative care. Additionally, she is well-versed in the specialised domain of paediatric oncology.
  • Dr. Kakoli Lahkar is known for her dedication to patient-centred medical practice and compassionate patient care. She has been recognized for her achievements, including being a gold medalist in MBBS, an ICH-GCP trained professional, and having her research on the frequency and patterns of anaemia in non-Hodgkin Lymphoma published as part of her dissertation submitted to The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai. Dr. Kakoli has also presented work on the usefulness of end-of-treatment PET CT scans in assessing disease status in Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at the annual National Conference of the Indian Society of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine in November 2011. With her extensive knowledge, experience, and commitment to patients, Dr. Kakoli is a highly sought-after medical Oncologist in Bangalore in the field of cancer care.

Fellowship & Membership

  • Bone marrow transplant clinical fellow Hammersmith hospital, Imperial college, London, UK
  • Member of European society for medical Oncology (ESMO), Member of American Society of Clinical, Oncology (ASCO), Member of Bangalore Oncology Group (BOG)
  • Member of Association of Medical Oncology India(AMOI)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Hindi
  • Bengali
  • Assamese
  • Tamil

Awards & Achievements

  • Gold medalist in MBBS
  • 10 years experience in the field of medical oncology
  • ICH-GCP Trained professional

Talks & Publications

  • A prospective single-center study of the frequency and patterns of anemia in non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, with special reference to its impact on response to treatment and chemotherapy related toxicity” (research conducted from June 2011 to November 2012) as part of dissertation submitted to The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai for the degree of DM in Medical Oncology (approved in 2013).
  • “Usefulness of End of Treatment PET CT scans in assessing disease status in Hodgkin’s Lymphoma- experience from a tertiary cancer center in South India” presented at the annual National conference of the Indian Society of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine in November 2011.
  • Dr. Kakoli Lahkar on Young women with breast cancer have lower survival rate, early treatment may help | News 9 Click Here
  • Dr. Kakoli Lahkar on Cervical Cancer Is Curable But Can Be Deadly If Diagnosed Late | The Healthsite Click Here
  • Dr. Kakoli Lahkar on Cancer Survivorship: Tackling the late effects | The New Indian Express. Click Here
  • Dr. Kakoli Lahkar on Tackling the late effects | The New Indian Express. Click Here

Hormonal Therapy, Immunotherapy in Cancer management, Medical Oncology including chemotherapy for Solid tumours like breast, ovarian gastrointestinal and head and neck cancers Conventional Chemotherapy, Targeted and biological therapy, Hematological malignancies, Blood and Marrow Transplant, Pain management and palliative care, Paediatric cancer treatment,

MBBS | MD (General Medicine) | DM (Medical Oncology)
Dr. Kakoli Lahkar is a distinguished Medical Oncologist with over 14 years of experience in the field. She is currently practising at Manipal Hospital Old Airport Road, Bangalore, as a Consultant - Medical Oncology.

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