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). She is also European certified Medical oncologist.
She has worked extensively in the field of Pediatric haematology and Oncology. She received best paper award at St. Jude Viva conference, Singapore 2010 For eliminating cranial radiation from Childhood Leukemia protocol and showing excellent results by treating with chemotherapy alone. She 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. She is an expert in bone marrow transplants and successfully done transplants for conditions like thalassemia major , leukemia , neuroblastoma and immunodeficiency in pediatric patients.
She has authored many seminal articles in national and international journals. These include as guest editor for CML special issue , and author of first case report of novel mutation of NUDT15 mutation in leukemia patient from India and post chemotherapy vaccination guidelines. She is an associate editor of IJMPO , India`s top journal in oncology. She is also an ethics committee member at ICMR, NIIH. In the past, has served as Editor-in-Chief for South Asian Journal of Cancer - the official journal of SAARC Federation of Oncology and as newsletter editor of Marrow Donor Registry of India.
She was felicitated by Society of Oncology, Patna in 2010 for work in the field of Paediatric Oncology . She is an active member of Asian Childhood Cancer Alliance (ACCA), an international organisation striving to improve childhood cancer care in South Asian region.
Her interests are in working for providing adavanced therapies like immunotherapies for conditions like relapsed leukemia , neuroblastoma , lymphomas and in transplants for benign conditions like thalassemia major , aplastic anemia , bone marrow failure syndromes in children.