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Media Open Day at Strand’s NGS Laboratories

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Last week, we invited journalists from regional and national media to learn more about genetic testing, cancer, and hereditary cancer in particular. Several journalists showed keen interest in what Dr.…

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Cancer-causing BRCA Gene Mutations at Least Three Times More Prevalent in India Compared to Western Countries Reveals Study

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Strand Life Sciences today released the findings of their study on Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Cases in India – Study highlights that BRCA gene mutations are the primary cause…

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Using Liquid Biopsy To Monitor Colorectal Cancer

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by Dr. Rashmi Chaturvedi 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…

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Strand Center at Pinkathon Bengaluru 2017 – Let’s go Pink Sisters!

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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…

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Angelina Jolies cancer family history reconstructed

What causes cancer? Part 2 – Inherited mutations

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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…

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What causes cancer? Part 1 – Lifestyle

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What causes cancer? Part 1 – Lifestyle In our previous blog we talked about what cancer is and touched upon the fact that our changing lifestyles and daily habits might…

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What is cancer?

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What is cancer? We’ve all heard about cancer. Each and every one of us almost certainly knows someone who has had cancer or died from it. Cancer is in the…

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