Yousra Izzuddeen KN

Dr. Yousra Izzuddeen KN Radiation Oncologist

Years of Experience : 13

Nationality : India

Languages Known : English, Malayalam



Dr. Yousra Izzuddeen KN is an accomplished Radiation Oncologist with extensive experience in clinical and academic settings. She holds an MBBS from Government Medical College, Thrissur, Kerala, and an MD in Radiation Oncology from AIIMS, New Delhi. She is a board-certified Radiation Oncologist in India. She further specialized with a Fellowship in Clinical Oncology at The Royal Marsden Hospital, London, and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR, UK). She was serving as an Assistant Professor at the National Cancer Institute, AIIMS, New Delhi, Dr. Yousra has a rich background in treating various cancers, including Head and Neck Cancer, Gynecological malignancies, Lung Cancer, and Pediatric malignancies. Her expertise includes advanced radiotherapy techniques such as IMRT, SBRT, and brachytherapy. Dr. Yousra is also recognized for her contributions to research, with numerous publications and presentations at international conferences. She is dedicated to advancing oncological care through precision medicine and compassionate patient care. 

Awards & Achievements

  • Fellowship in Clinical Oncology at The Royal Marsden Hospital, Chelsea, London (UK).
  • FRCR (UK): Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists in Clinical Oncology.
  • Assistant Professor position at the prestigious National Cancer Institute, AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • Publications in respected journals, including a randomized controlled trial in the Journal of Neuro-Oncology and various other high-impact articles.
  • Poster Presentation at ASTRO 2022, 2024
  • Active Participation in Tumor Boards and Clinical Grand Rounds at AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • Involvement in Major Clinical Trials and research projects, including those funded by ICMR and related to Neuro-Oncology and palliative breast radiotherapy.

Research & Publications

  • Hypofractionated radiotherapy with temozolomide in diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas: a randomized controlled trial Journal: Journal of Neuro-Oncology, 2020 Authors: Izzuddeen Y, Gupta S, Haresh KP, Sharma D, Giridhar P, Rath GK DOI: 10.1007/s11060-019-03340-7
  • A Comprehensive Review on the Working of a Radiation Oncology Facility During the Covid-19 Pandemic and Adapting it for South Asian Settings Journal: Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Care, 2020 Authors: Haresh Kunhi, Izzuddeen Yousra, et al. DOI: 10.31557/apjcc.2020.5.S1.75-81
  • Laryngeal Soft Tissue Sarcoma: A systematic review and individual patient data analysis of 300 cases Journal: Head and Neck, December 2020 Authors: Ramdulari Anjali, Izzuddeen Yousra, et al.
  • Multimodality management of primary central nervous system lymphoma in an adolescent female Journal: Neurochirurgie, 2020 Authors: Biswas A, Y.I. KN, et al. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuchi.2020.10.008
  • Preoperative radiotherapy plus surgery versus surgery alone for patients with primary retroperitoneal sarcoma (EORTC-62092: STRASS): a multicentre, open-label, randomised, phase 3 trial Journal: The Lancet Oncology, November 2020 Authors: Y.Izzuddeen KN, DN Sharma DOI: THELANCETONCOLOGY-D-20-02196
  • Long-Term Outcomes of Once Daily Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation with Tomotherapy: Results of a Phase II Trial Journal: International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, November 2020 Authors: DN Sharma, Yousra Izzuddeen KN DOI: ROB-D-20-01929
  • Book Chapter on Meningiomas Book: Evidence-based practice in Neuro-oncology, Springer Nature
  • Phase 3 Randomized Control trial on breast cancer Project: Under the Head of the Department of Radiation Oncology, AIIMS, New Delhi, Professor DN Sharma

Education & Training

  • MBBS: Government Medical College, Thrissur, Kerala, India
  • MD: Radiation Oncology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India
  • DNB: Radiotherapy, National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, India
  • Fellowship in Clinical Oncology: The Royal Marsden Hospital, Chelsea, London, UK
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR, UK) in Clinical Oncology


  • Radiation Oncology: Diagnosis, staging, and treatment planning using radiation therapy for various types of cancers. Proficiency in delivering precise and targeted radiation treatments.
  • Advanced Radiotherapy Techniques: Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) Brachytherapy (including gynaecological and breast brachytherapy)
  • Specialized Cancer Treatment: Head and Neck Cancer Lung Cancer Lymphoma Genito-urinary Malignancies
  • Clinical Research and Publications: Conducts clinical trials and publishes research articles in peer-reviewed journals. Focuses on improving treatment outcomes and quality of life for cancer patients.
  • Academic Leadership: Assistant Professor at the National Cancer Institute, AIIMS, New Delhi. Actively involved in teaching and mentoring medical students, residents, and fellows.


  • Royal College of Radiologists (RCR)
  • Membership Number: 331507 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
  • Member (in training) GMC-7984840
  • MNAMS- Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences
  • Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI) Membership ID: AROI (LM no. 2828)
  • Indian Society of Clinical Oncology (ISCO)