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DNA Analysis Provides Accurate Diagnosis of A Birth Defect
150 150 Shefali Sabharanjak

Rare diseases, as the name suggests, are found at a low frequency in any country or population set. Now, because the diseases occur at a low frequency, the opportunities to study them in detail are…

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Liquid Biopsy Provides An Accurate Snapshot Of Cancer
150 150 Shefali Sabharanjak

Liquid Biopsy! This buzzword is being bandied around quite a bit these days. It’s the latest and supposedly a very important diagnostic test for cancer. How exactly, do you ask? Here goes. Typically, a tissue…

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monitor early stage and metastatic cancer with liquid biopsy
Liquid Biopsy: A Paradigm Shift in Monitoring Cancer
630 365 Shefali Sabharanjak

Guest Author: Dr. Vijay Chandru Chairman and Managing Director, Strand Life Sciences   Diagnosis, administration of chemo- or radiotherapy, a wait-and-watch approach for new clinical symptoms of cancer (6-12 months) and fresh rounds of chemo-…

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liquid biopsy and colon cancer
Using Liquid Biopsy To Monitor Colorectal Cancer
560 315 Rashmi Upadhyay

What is colorectal cancer? Colorectal cancer encompasses both cancers of the colon and the rectum. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it is the second…

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Strand LB launch April 2017
Strand Launches Liquid Biopsy Tests For Cancer – Medical Innovation Made In India
560 315 Rashmi Upadhyay

Standing from left to right: Dr. Ramesh Hariharan, Dr. Vijay Chandru, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Dr. Sharath Damodhar, and Dr. Aditya Chaubey launching Strand LB test portfolio. Four years of extensive research studies alongside stringent validation…

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retinoblastoma
Retinoblastoma
560 315 Shefali Sabharanjak

Close your eyes for 30 seconds. Now try walking around your room or home for five minutes. Bet you stumbled against furniture that you already KNOW, is in place! Can you imagine how difficult life…

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Easy Test for Cancer
Easy Test for Cancer?? How about a simple blood draw?
560 315 Shefali Sabharanjak

Diagnosing cancers is not easy! Doctors rely on the symptoms presented by the patient, biochemical diagnostic tests and results of imaging techniques like ultrasonography (USG), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron emission tomography (PET) and computed…

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Strand Center at Pinkathon Bengaluru 2017 – Let’s go Pink Sisters!
560 315 Maria Kammerer

Pinkathon needs no introduction! We all know that it is a solidarity event organized to spread awareness of breast cancer, but most importantly to show women that they are not alone in this fight against…

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Strand Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine is accredited by CAP and NABL
How To Choose the Right Genomics Lab
560 315 Shefali Sabharanjak

So, you have received the news that you need to undergo a new kind of test, a ‘genetic test’ in order to understand your risk for inherited cancer? What do you do next? Where do…

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Angelina Jolies cancer family history reconstructed
What causes cancer? Part 2 – Inherited mutations
555 315 Maria Kammerer

What causes cancer? Part 2 – Inherited mutations We spoke about how our changing lifestyles have started to contribute to rising cancer rates in recent years in Part 1 of this series on What causes…

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