C S Pramesh, MD, Tata Memorial Hospital, India
C S Pramesh is the Director of the Tata Memorial Hospital and the Professor and Head of Thoracic Surgery at the Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India. He serves on the Union for International Cancer Control Board of Directors. He is the convener for the National Cancer Grid, a large network of 262 cancer centres in India (https://tmc.gov.in/ncg). The mandate of the National Cancer Grid is to provide uniform standards of cancer care across the country. Dr Pramesh is highly committed to efforts towards reducing inequities in cancer care and making cancer treatment accessible to all geographical regions and strata of society. He is also a visiting professor at the Division of Cancer Studies, King’s College London and the Institute of Cancer Policy, King’s Health Partners, London, UK. He serves on the advisory boards of several national and international research organizations and granting agencies including American Cancer Society of Oncology, the European Society of Medical Oncology, and the Union for International Cancer Control. His research interests include health services research, value-based care, addressing barriers to access, and cancer policy.
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