Dr. Purnima Shukla, presently working as consultant (H) in H.T. C., Lady Harding Medical College, New Delhi, is a graduate from National Homoeopathic Medical College, Lucknow, M.D. & Ph.D.(Homoeo) from Jaipur Homoeopathy University & M.B.A. in health care administration from F.M.S. Delhi University with experience of more than 39 years in classical homoeopathy. Dr Purnima Shukla has unquenchable thirst for research in the specified field of female diseases including breast ailments which are well reflected by her more than 35 research presentations and publications. Dr Purnima Shukla travelled more than 20 countries & delivered guest lectures for upliftment of evidence based research work in Homeopathy. Dr Purnima Shukla has participated in various National & International conferences and CMEs, and chaired the sessions in India and abroad.
Dr Purnima Shukla has also organized conferences, public awareness programs & Government sponsored workshops along with participation in drug proving programs organized by CCRH.
Dr Purnima Shukla is author in the book entitled as “Healthy life in platinum years of life and thereafter” for the chapter “Preventive and curative Homoeopathic care for senior citizen” published by CSIR pensioner’s welfare association.
Dr Purnima Shukla also served as a nominated member of Ethical committee, CCRH, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt of India. She was also Member, Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Research in Homoeopathy (IJRH), an official, peer reviewed, online publication of Govt. of India. Dr Purnima Shukla also worked as Project Officer, in research projects on Encephalitis going on at BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur by Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy. She also worked as principal investigator in Central Govt. funded project “Benign neoplastic lesions of breast and its homoeopathic management” in collaboration with B.R.D. Medical college, Gorakhpur (U.P.).
Dr Purnima Shukla is also Life member of various organizations like LIGA, AHML, HMAI and also served as a member of working group of scientific committee of International chapter and member of the Executive Committee, LMHI Indian Chapter, Her effort by these academic activities is always to bring Homoeopathy in the main stream of scientific research by way of evidences obtained by pathological and radio-diagnostic tools with a main focus on Holistic approach while dealing with ailing humanity.
This book is a publication of the research work conducted by Dr. Purnima Shukla. The research clearly shows how homoeopathy can be used curatively in less advanced cases, as an add-on to the conventional therapy in advanced cases and as palliative in terminal cases of breast carcinoma. The author has attempted to include current and clinically useful information to enable this book to cater to the needs of homoeopathy students and professionals alike and endeavored to show the strikingly better outcomes of advanced breast cancer cases who were given homoeopathy alongside conventional treatment in comparison to those who did not receive it.
- Compilation of primary data on the potential of homoeopathy as a curative and supportive therapy.
- Informs the reader about the homoeopathic management of breast cancer giving key indications of the common and rare homoeopathic remedies in breast cancer
- Delivers information on the latest diagnostic tools and investigations required for early identification of breast cancer.
- Illustrates the scope Of similar studies in future to further the prospects of homoeopathy in treatment of breast cancer.