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Anecdote on Lynch syndrome

The early years (1895-1937)- Cancer Families The story of Lynch syndrome began over 100 years ago, when Dr. Aldred Warthin, a pathologist at the University of Michigan, in Ann...

Walter Schiller

Dr. Walter Schiller was born in Vienna, Austria on December 3,1887.  He received his MD degree from the University of Vienna in 1912. He served in a bacteriology unit during the...

A Brief Narrative on Haematoxylin

Haematoxylin is the most common stain used in pathology. It remains the primary technique for the demonstration of microscopic nuclear details of cellular and tissue components....

MIRROR NEURONS – HYPE OR HOPE

Did you ever have that sensation where, you’re watching someone do something — like playing the last over in cricket or say getting pricked by a needle — and you...

A glimpse into the life and times of Thomas Hodgkin

Thomas Hodgkin an English physician and pathologist, was admitted to St Thomas’s and Guy’s Medical School in 1819. He worked as personal physician before finding a position...

A panegyric on Lauren Vedder Ackerman

Lauren V. Ackerman, MD(1905-1993), was an American physician and greatest surgical pathologist of mid-20th century, first graduated with a bachelors degree in mechanical...

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What is a BRCA gene testing?

Cancer occurs by an interplay of environment, lifestyle and a minor component of susceptibility in 85% of patients. In minority of individuals with ovarian cancer (~14%) or breast...

Data Management Series- DATA MANAGEMENT IN CLINICAL TRIAL: THUMB RULE

A mature data is the life of research, especially in clinical trials. To maintain the integrity of data is an utmost important task of a clinical trial. It is now the requirement...

Data Management Series: PDC vs EDC

Research studies often involve the collection of a large amount of data. After data collection, data have to be processed and analyzed, with results and summaries for publication....