‘Make every medical college a cancer treatment hub’

Infrastructure, trained manpower, early detection and treatment and affordable medicines are the four vital limbs of cancer care. Health is a state subject, and if we want to make cancer care accessible to all, medical colleges across Maharashtra should be able to provide the same. They should be equipped with diagnostic and treatment facilities to […]

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#InternationalPathologyDay: ‘Beware of bogus pathology laboratories’

The reports of investigations (tests) bridge the gap between clinical examination and treatment through diagnosis. A complete and accurate pathology report is crucial for getting a decisive diagnosis, which builds the foundation of a precise treatment. Pathology plays a pivotal role in healthcare management. An accurate lab report will give you the exact nature and […]

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Research discovers ‘exciting’ blood test spotting cancer a year early

Maha pathologist express displeasure over state govt apathy on bogus pathologist issue

A pathologist is one who identifies diseases and conditions by studying abnormal cells and tissues. But, in Mumbai and Maharashtra, the number of bogus pathologists is increasing by the day. A pathology report is a medical document written by a pathologist. A pathologist is a doctor who specialises in interpreting laboratory tests and evaluating cells, […]

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Soon: Maha govt to issue a notification to crackdown on bogus path labs

Soon, the Maharashtra government will take strict action against the bogus pathologist in the state. While informing the Maharashtra assembly, the government on Tuesday, June 26, stated that a decision will be taken in this regards before the assembly session ends. The state will also apprise the Maharashtra assembly as soon as the decision is […]

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#VoteForHealth: ‘Government should focus on bogus pathologists issue’

My Medical Mantra’s campaign #VoteForHealth focuses on various health issues which are very important for the well-being of the common man. On which the government must focus during and after the election. The biggest festival of the largest democracy in the world has begun, and people are coming out from their homes to cast their […]

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Maha: Pathologist threaten to go on hunger strike over illegal path lab issue

The association has given an ultimatum to the state government that they will go on a hunger strike, if appropriate action is not taken against those people who are operating illegal pathology labs across the state. They state that they will launch a hunger strike in January, if the state government does not issue a […]

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Artificial intelligence used to detect breast cancer

US scientists are using artificial intelligence to predict whether breast lesions identified from a biopsy will turn out to cancerous. The machine learning system has been tested on 335 high-risk lesions, and correctly diagnosed 97% as malignant. It reduced the number of unnecessary surgeries by more than 30%, the scientists said. One breast cancer specialist […]

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EUS FNA a real challenge for operators as well as pathologists

EUS FNA a real challenge for operators as well as pathologists

The session ‘Chai pe Charcha’ on the day one of the Asian EUS Congress 2017 threw light on issues like – what the pathologist expects from Endoscopy Ultra Sound (EUS), are there necessary tools for EUS guided Fine Needle Biopsy (FNB) and so on. Speaking about this session, Dr Vinay Dhir, the organising secretary of […]

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'EUS conference is all about combining the endoscopy and ultrasound technology for better research’

‘EUS conference is all about combining the endoscopy and ultrasound technology for better research’

The Endoscopy Ultra Sound (EUS) technique is the newest indispensable part of endoscopy procedure and will be the key point of focus at the Asian EUS conference that has commenced on Thursday. Dr Vinay Dhir, the organizing secretary of the conference, said, “EUS conference is all about combining the endoscopy and ultrasound technology that is […]

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What is digital pathology? Here’s what you need to know

What is digital pathology? Here’s what you need to know

From simply remotely viewing patient slides, to consulting specialists real time within India and other parts of the world – the applications of digital pathology are endless. Until the advent of this technology, histological slides and photographs the primary ways images seen under a microscope lens could be shared with others. Digital pathology eliminates some […]

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