|World Cancer Day: It’s still a long way to go for cancer care in India |
Every year, on February 4 is marked as World Cancer Day to raise awareness about the disease and its prevention, detection, and treatment. This year, the theme of World Cancer Day is “Close the Care Gap” to highlight inequity in access to advanced cancer care and treatment
|Key Advancements, Challenges Of Cancer Research In India |
Cancer is one of the leading causes of mortality globally, accounting for almost one in six deaths (WHO). With one in nine individuals at a lifetime risk of developing cancer, India is not immune to this global health crisis. The rising cancer burden is primarily due to unhealthy and inactive lifestyles, rapid urbanization, population aging, air pollution, etc.
|The 2nd Conference and Workshop of The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) in India: Towards Team Science for Multi-omics Cancer Research in South Asia |
An editorial in Ecancer medical science captures the essence of ICGA’s 2nd conference and workshop
|Proceedings of the 3rd Indian Cancer Genome Atlas Conference 2022: Biobanking to Omics: Collecting the Global Experience |
A special article in JCO Global Oncology captures the proceedings of the 3rd ICGA conference “Biobanking to Omics – Collecting the Global Experience.”
|Dr. Suveera Dhup appointed as COO |
The ICGA Foundation, announced today the appointment of Dr. Suveera Dhup as its Chief Operating Officer, effective August 2022. She will oversee ICGA’s ongoing operational, administrative functions and will also support the Board of Directors in executing the Foundation’s strategy and vision.
|Article in Economic Times – January 19, 2021 |
In December, even before the exuberance over the arrival of Covid-19 vaccines could sink in, researchers in the UK found that gene mutations or natural changes in the coronavirus had made it even more infectious.
|Press Release from Government of India about ICGA – December 04, 2020|
Dr. Harsh Vardhan virtually inaugurates the 2nd Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) 2020 Conference.