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Dr. Dattatreyudu Nori – A Radiant Light for the Dark World of Cancer

Prof. Dr. Dattatreyudu Nori is a world-renowned Indian radiation oncologist. He was the principal...

Prof. Dr. Dattatreyudu Nori is a world-renowned Indian radiation oncologist. He was the principal investigator for numerous clinical trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute and has received countless national and international awards including the Distinguished Alumnus Award of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Alumni Society. He was awarded the highest civilian award in the United States of America, the Ellis Island Medal of Honor in 2014, and received the fourth-highest civilian award of India, Padma Shri in the year 2015 for his contribution to the field of medicine.

Dr. Nori’s groundbreaking work includes High Dose Rate Brachytherapy in gynecological, genitourinary, thoracic, and head and neck tumors. ‘Remote after-loading brachytherapy’ is an outstanding method that treats cervical cancers with precision and clarity by delivering precise and focused radiation, pardoning the normal tissues in the cervix. Since its inception in the 1970s, it has turned into a brand name helping millions across the globe. He was named one of the top doctors in America by his peers of 100,000 Oncologists for the treatment of malignancy in women.

Early Life

Dr. Nori was born to a Telugu family in Mantada village, Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh, India. He graduated with a medical degree from Kurnool Medical College and a post-graduate degree from Osmania Medical College.

General Practice and Achievements

Diseases treated by Dr. Dattatreyudu Nori

Some diseases that Dr. Nori treats include Head and Neck Cancers, Gastrointestinal Cancers, Colorectal or Colon Cancer, Skin Cancer, Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors, Mixed Gliomas, Brain Cancers- Astrocytoma, Prostate Cancer, etc.

Procedures performed by Dr. Dattatreyudu Nori

Popular procedures that Dr. Nori implements for cancer treatment include Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT), Mastectomy, Stereotactic Radio Therapy (SRT), etc. He developed the popular Transperineal Brachytherapy technique, which is a non-surgical technique for seed implantation that improved the quality of life for men with prostate cancer.

A Bearer of Prestigious Roles

Dr. Dattatreyudu Nori is a consultant for the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency. He shares his insight on the formulation of guidelines for cancer treatment in developing countries. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Radiology, a Fellow of the American College of Radiation Oncology, and a Fellow of the American Society for Radiation Oncology. He has held numerous prestigious titles, such as President of the American Brachytherapy Society and President of the New York Cancer Society. He is also an Associate Editor of oncology journals and has published various scientific articles in oncology. Dr. Nori has played a vital role in training more than 200 residents and fellows, several of whom have gone on to become chairmen of academic departments in the USA.

On July 2019, Apollo Hospitals Delhi announced the appointment of Dr. Nori as the International Director – of Apollo Cancer Centres, Apollo Hospital group. He spends an average of 4 months a year in India visiting Apollo Hospitals across the country. Later he visits cities like Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Delhi, and, alternatively Vizag, Bangalore, Kolkata, and Ahmedabad. For the times that he is not physically available for the consultation in India, he makes himself available virtually from the USA.

Collaboration with GenepoweRx

GenepoweRx welcomes Dr. Dattatreyudu Nori as our new Scientific Advisory Board Member. Our organization is very pleased to have Dr. Nori join us and is immensely proud to have his outstanding expertise in the field of oncology. With this collaboration, we hope and believe we can seek the right direction from him in the domain of oncology for our future endeavors.


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