Dr. Y. Nalini Consultant Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Y. Nalini

Dr. Y. Nalini

Department: Radiation Oncology
Designation: Consultant Radiation Oncologist
Years Of Experience: 27
Location: Somajiguda
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Education Qualifications

Education Qualifications

  • MD (Radiotherapy), Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, 1994
  • DNB (Radiotherapy), National Board of Examinations, 1994
  • MBBS, Gandhi Medical College (Osmania University), Hyderabad, 1983
  • Professional fellowship: UICC (International Union Against Cancer) ICRETT Fellowship in 2000 on ‘Quality Assurance in HDR Brachytherapy’ at The Royal Marsden Hospital, London.
  • Professional fellowship: Advanced training in Image Guided Radio Therapy (IGRT) and Intensity Modulated Radio Therapy (IMRT) at MD Anderson Cancer Hospital, Houston, USA in 2007
  • Sr. Consultant Radiation Oncologist in Yashoda Hospitals, Somajiguda since 2009
  • Consultant Radiation Oncologist at Apollo Cancer Hospital, Hyderabad since 1995
  • Asst. Professor of Radiotherapy at Osmania Medical College from 1994 to 2001
  • Associate Professor at Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada from June 2001 to September 2003
  • Professor of Radiotherapy at Govt. Medical College, Anantapur from September 2003 to December 2004
  • Professor of Radiotherapy at MNJ Institute of Oncology (RCC), affiliated to Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad from December 2004 to 2008 (PostGraduate and Undergraduate courses).
  • Professor, HOD & Examiner Yashoda Hospitals for DNB (Radiation Oncology)
Services offeredServices offered
  • External beam radiotherapy with 3DCRT, IMRT, VMAT (Rapid Arc)
  • Advanced techniques – Stereotactic Radio Surgery (SRS)
  • Advanced techniques – Stereotactic Body Radio Therapy (SBRT)
  • Advanced techniques – Image Guided Radio Therapy (IGRT)
  • Radiotherapy for breast cancer – hypofractionation (less number of sittings for radiation) and DIBH technique in left sided breast cancers. Breast conservation therapy
  • Radiation therapy for gynecological cancers – IMRT, Rapid arc, IGRT, Brachytherapy
  • Head and neck cancers – concurrent/simultaneous chemoradiotherapy, IMRT, IGRT & VMAT
  • Liver and lung cancers
  • Sarcomas and brain tumor
  • Pediatric (childhood) cancers
  • Brachytherapy – Intracavitary radiation (ICR), Image guided brachytherapy & Intraluminal radiotherapy (ILRT)
  • Palliative radiotherapy and supportive treatment
  • Preventive cancer screening – Pap smear, mammogram, etc
Special Interest and ExpertiseSpecial Interest and Expertise
  • Expertise in the management of solid tumors with simultaneous chemotherapy, targeted therapy and hormonal therapy.
  • Gastrointestinal cancers and breast cancers with specialization in Internal Modulated Radiotherapy
  • Image-guided radiotherapy and Rapid arc radiotherapy & stereotactic body radiation therapy
Professional MembershipProfessional Membership
  • Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI)
  • American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO)
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Union for International Cancer Congress (UICC)
Research & PublicationsResearch & Publications
  • Co-investigator in Multicenteric five arm study for efficacy and toxicity of ‘Wobe Mugose E’ in reducing Radiation toxicity.
  • Co-investigator in ATLAS study: International ATLAS (Adjuvant Tamoxifen Longer Against Shorter) Breast Cancer Treatment Trial
  • Open, Uncontrolled, Multicentre, Phase II Asia/Australian study of Erbitus`R` (Cetuximab) in combination with Irinotecan in patients with Metastatic Colorectal adenocarcinoma expressing the Epidermal Growth factor Receptor (EGFR) and having progressed on defined Irinotecan-based regimen as most recent treatment.
  • Trial investigator in ToGA Study (NCT01041404) - A Study of Herceptin (Trastuzumab) in Combination With Chemotherapy Compared With Chemotherapy Alone in Patients With HER2-Positive Advanced Gastric Cancer
  • An open label randomized phase II study of Two Different Dosing Regimens of Capecitabine in nation with Intravenous Docetaxel (Q3W) in Patients with Locally Advanced metastatic Breast Cancer.
  • A Randomized, open label, multicentre study of VELCADE with Rituximab or Rituximab alone in subjects with relapsed or refractory, rituximab naive or sensitive follicular B - cell - Non - Hodgkin`s Lymphoma. Protocol 26866138 - LYM - 3001; Phase 3
  • A Phase III, Randomized, Double - Blinded, Multi - Centre Study to Assess the Efficacy of Docetaxel in Combination with ZD6474 (ZACTIMA ) versus Docetaxel in combination with placebo in patients with Locally advanced or Metastatic (Stage IIIb - IV) Non - Small Cell Lung Cancer after Failure of 1st Line Anti - Cancer Therapy.
  • Multiple Myeloma - A Phase I / II a, Open - Label, Dose - Escalation Study to Determine the Safety and Tolerance, and Preliminary Activity of intravenous High - Dose Fluphenazine HCI in Patients with Advanced Multiple Myeloma.
  • Phase III Study of Lucanix tm (Belagenpumatucel - L) in Advanced Non - Small Cell Lung Cancer: An International Multicenter, Randomized, Double - blinded, Placebo controlled Study of Lucanix tm Maintenance Therapy for Stages III / IV NSCLC Subjects Who have Responded to or Have Stable Disease Following One Regimen of Front - line, Platinum - based Combination Chemotherapy
  • Oral Presentation 'Tropical Cephalalgia-a new clinical entity of headache'. at 54 th Annual Scientific Meeting of American Headache Society, June 2012 at Los Angeles, USA.
  • Poster presentation in XVI (UICC) International Cancer Congress held in 1994 at New Delhi titled `Concomitant Chemotherapy with cisplatin and 5 FU in advanced carcinoma, of oral cavity and Oropharynx’.
  • Poster presentation “Analysis of patients attending the headache clinic – An Indian Experience” at `World Headache 2000’ at London in the year 2000. Abstract published in the Journal Cephalalgia 2000; 20:307.
  • Yadala Nalini, Vivek Yadala, Sunil Devika, Swamy S Thirumalai. Rapid arc radiotherapy in a patient with bilateral breast carcinoma – 10 year follow up. International Journal of contemporary medical research. Research ISSN (Online): 2393-915X; (Print): 2454-7379 | ICV: 98.46 | Volume 6 | Issue 12 | December 2019
  • 'A retrospective study of thousand pap smears at Tertiary Care Centre.' International Journal of contemporary medical research. Research ISSN (Online): 2393-915X; (Print): 2454-7379 | ICV: 77.83 | Volume 4 | Issue 12 | December 2017
  • A rare case of fever of unknown origin: subcutaneous panniculitis like T-cell lymphoma' BMJ case reports 2015.doi:10-1136 / bcr-2015-211355
  • 'Multiple aneurysms and Rosai-Dorfman`s disease - Association or coincidence?' BMJ case Reports 2015;doi:10.1136/bcr-2015-212189
  • 'Huge mediastinal mass with minimal symptoms: thymolipoma.' BMJ case reports 2011;doi:10.1136/bcr.02.2010.8984
  • 'Analysis of patients attending headache clinic: Indian experience'. Cephaialgia May 2000,20(4) 307
  • 'Parasites and headache Indian experience.' HEADACHE: The Journal of Head and face pain, June 2002
  • 'Headache scenario South India' (Tropical cephalalgia) Headache:The Journal of head and face pain, vol 42 issue(5) (2002)


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