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weighing up the cost of genetic testing

What can you buy with Rs. 20,000- Peace of Mind?

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Let’s say you have Rs. 20,000 to spare, in your pocket. What would you do? Buy a new smartphone? Or some diamond jewellery- some trinket for daily use or something…

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Preventive Screening for Ovarian Cancer: A Genetic Profile Is The Most Reliable Risk Predictor

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Ovarian cancer is the fifth most lethal cancer of women, in USA and UK. In India, however, it is the third most lethal cancer in women. What is most worrisome…

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A Crash Course in Genetics Lingo

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Genetic testing is a new diagnostic tool that your doctors may use for diagnosis of cancer in you or your kith and kin. Although the current tests are meant for…

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DNA Analysis Provides Accurate Diagnosis of A Birth Defect

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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…

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Liquid Biopsy Provides An Accurate Snapshot Of Cancer

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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?…

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Liquid Biopsy: A Paradigm Shift in Monitoring Cancer

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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)…

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Strand LB launch April 2017

Strand Launches Liquid Biopsy Tests For Cancer – Medical Innovation Made In India

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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. by Dr. Rashmi Chaturvedi…

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retinoblastoma

Retinoblastoma

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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…

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Easy Test for Cancer

Easy Test for Cancer?? How about a simple blood draw?

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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…

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Strand Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine is accredited by CAP and NABL

How To Choose the Right Genomics Lab

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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…

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