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Dr. Sanju Cyriac

Dr. Sanju Cyriac

Senior Consultant - Medical Oncology & Hemato Oncology








Dr. Sanju Cyriac brings a wealth of expertise and compassion to his role as a Consultant in Medical Oncology and Hemato-Oncology at Rajagiri Hospital. Graduating with a postgraduate degree in Medical Oncology from the esteemed Adyar Cancer Institute, Chennai, Dr. Cyriac's journey in oncology has been marked by a dedication to excellence and patient-centered care.

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With a rich professional background, including five years as a Consultant in Medical Oncology at Caritas Hospital, Kottayam, Dr. Cyriac has made significant contributions to the field, particularly in the initiation of stem cell transplantation for hematological malignancies. His areas of expertise encompass a wide spectrum of cancers, with a particular focus on breast cancer, colon cancer, lung cancer to name afew and hematological malignancies such as multiple myeloma, lymphoma, and leukemia.

In addition to his clinical expertise, Dr. Sanju Cyriac has demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence and continuous professional development. He has achieved notable milestones in his academic career, including successfully passing the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) examination, a testament to his comprehensive understanding of the latest advancements and best practices in oncology.

Furthermore, Dr. Cyriac has attained the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) Specialty Certificate Examination, showcasing his proficiency and expertise in the field of medical oncology. These academic achievements reflect Dr. Cyriac's dedication to staying abreast of the latest research and advancements in oncology, ensuring that his patients receive the highest standard of care informed by evidence-based practices.

Dr. Sanju Cyriac's memoir, "Cancerum Chithrasalabhangalum" (translated as "Cancer and Butterflies"), published by DC Books, has garnered widespread acclaim for its poignant and insightful portrayal of the cancer journey. In this deeply personal book, Dr. Cyriac shares his experiences, reflections, and encounters with patients, weaving together stories of resilience, hope, and the transformative power of human spirit in the face of adversity.

With its evocative storytelling and compassionate perspective, "Cancerum Chithrasalabhangalum" stands as a testament to Dr. Cyriac's dedication to his patients and his unwavering commitment to compassionate and empathetic care. This book serves as a source of inspiration and comfort for those navigating the tumultuous terrain of cancer, offering solace, wisdom, and hope in the face of adversity.

Dr. Cyriac's approach to patient care is characterized by empathy and ethical practice, ensuring that each patient receives not only the best medical treatment but also the compassionate support they deserve throughout their journey. He is committed to providing personalized care tailored to the unique needs of each individual, striving for optimal outcomes while prioritizing the well-being and dignity of his patients.

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  • 2007 – 2008: Registrar at Adyar Cancer Institute
  • 2011 – 2016: Consultant Medical Oncologist at Caritas Hospital, Kottayam


  • Treatment of all adult solid tumors – Breast/Lung/Ovary/Colon/Stomach/Pancreas etc
  • Treatment of all adult haematological malignancies – Multiple Myeloma/Lymphomas/Leukemias
  • Treatment of all pediatric malignancies – Neuroblastoma/Wilm’s tumor/Burkitt’s Lymphoma etc
  • Chemotherapy – Conventional and Targeted therapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Stem cell transplant


  • Gold Medalist for DM (Medical Oncology) from The TamilNadu MGR Medical University
  • 5th rank – Annual ESMO examination conducted by European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) at Munich, Germany (2018)
  • Awarded the most promising young medical oncologist – Prof CK Handoo award by Indian Cancer Society (2013)
  • Travel grant – ESMO preceptorship course on colorectal cancer – March 2015
  • Travel grant – ESMO preceptorship course on gastric cancer – November 2015
  • Travel grant – ESMO preceptorship course on lung cancer – December 2016
  • Travel grant – ESMO preceptorship course on prostate cancer – November 2017
  • Travel grant – ESMO preceptorship course on Immunotherapy – November 2018
  • Best paper award – Asian Clinical Oncology Society meeting held at Seoul, South Korea, June 2012
  • Best paper award – Indian Cancer Congress, Bhuvaneswar, February 2011

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