Dr. Shweta Bansal is a Consultant Paediatric Haemato-Oncologist at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.
After her DNB in Paediatrics, she has completed a Clinical Research Fellowship in Paediatric Oncology (TMH, Mumbai), the IOP Fellowship at St. Jude Children’s Hospital, USA and the BMT Fellowship (NUH, Singapore).
In addition, she has been awarded the best paper award at St. Jude Viva conference, Singapore 2010 for eliminating cranial radiation from Childhood Leukaemia protocol and showing excellent results by treating with chemotherapy alone.
She has also received the prestigious Fellowship award at SIOP Berlin 2008 to present an oral paper on the role of metronomic therapy in Acute Promyelocytic Leukaemia. (A low cost protocol for treating a dreaded leukaemia.)
Her other achievements include an award for best poster presentation at Leukaemia Conference for “Incorporation of high dose cytarabine improves the outcome of children and young adults with non T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia” at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai; as well as an award for abstract “Clinical presentation & outcome of children with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma treated with a uniform short duration intensive protocol in India” at 39th SIOP Meeting.
She was felicitated by Society of Oncology, Patna in 2010 for work in the field of Paediatric Oncology and is an executive Member of Bone Marrow Registry of India. She is the Editor-in-Chief for South Asian Journal of Cancer - the official journal of SAARC federation of Oncology.