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Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, India
Dr Prasanth Ariyannur speaks about a Pilot Nanostring PanCancer Pathway analysis of Colon Adenocarcinoma in a tertiary healthcare centre in Kerala.
Dr Ariyannur gives a background to the need for more data on colon adenocarcinoma in Indian populations, as cases are higher than in western populations. He explains the methods used in their analysis and the significant genes that were identified, before going on to talk about what still needs to be investigated.
Dr Ariyannur concludes by discussing how the need for equality of analysis in specific populations across the world to better understand varying incidents of cancer, rather than relying on western data that may not represent the population well.