Dr V. Shanta (1927-2021)

- November 3, 2021


By Komal Narwani Illustration: Anvita Tekriwal Dr Viswanathan Shanta was a blessing to thousands of cancer patients in India. She was a renowned oncologist who actively sought to make cancer treatment affordable to patients in India. Born on March 11, 1927, Shanta hailed from an esteemed family. Two of the great Nobel laureates, C.V. Raman and S. Chandrasekar, were her grand-uncle and uncle resp...

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