Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Launches First Comprehensive Cancer Genetic Service in North India

KNOW THE CANCER BEFORE IT HAPPEN

North India’s First Genetic Program to identify cancer disposing genes

Identifies normal tissues before becoming cancer tissues
Launching First  Comprehensive Cancer Genetic Service in North India
at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
For the first time in  North India , Sir Ganga Ram Hospital has started a Comprehensive Cancer Genetic Service to identify cancer disposing genes . Identifying such individuals will provide a new frontier in the fight against cancer , with a focus on prevention .
Who will benefit :
All those who have
(i) A close blood relative diagnosed with cancer at an early age,
(ii) More than one blood relative with the same type of cancer,
(iii) More than one type of cancer in the family,
(iv) Cancer on both sides of a pair of organs (like breast, ovaries, kidney, eyes etc),
(v) Diagnosed with cancer at an early age than usual, and
(vi) Diagnosed with a rare cancer, such as male breast cancer or sarcoma
 Genetic testing is available  for genes that cause cancer of breast, ovaries, colon, eyes (retinoblastoma), brain, sarcomas, thyroid, pancreas, kidneys, prostate and leukemias / lymphomas etc
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