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Bumrungrad Genomics: Transforming Healthcare in the Era of Precision Medicine

Genetic technologies and knowledge are considered to be a rapidly advancing modern innovation. Our knowledge of genetics has progressed by leaps and bounds following the success of the Human Genome Project—one of the greatest international research projects in the history of the world

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Welcome back to Thailand

After months of lockdown and travel restrictions, we are glad that medical and tourist visa is finally available to enter Thailand. No quarantine option for fully vaccinated travelers is also possible.

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Colonoscopy’s Leading Role in Cancer Prevention & Early Detection

Colon and rectal cancer, together called colorectal cancer, are the third-most prevalent cancer worldwide, and the fourth-leading cause of cancer-related deaths.

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Getting to the bottom of your lower intestines… genetically. Nipping bowel cancer in the bud with genetic screening

Diagnoses of colorectal cancer for under-50s have increased two-fold in the past three decades, leading to the current recommendation of starting colorectal cancer screening as young as 45. Besides the tried and tested screening method that is the colonoscopy, you can go a step further with preventive medicine and get genetic screening to learn about your genetic risk factors in advance.

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Genetic Testing for Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal cancers, often occurring without warning signs. Given its location deep in the abdomen, a physical exam might not be able to detect early disease, and the vast majority of patients present at a late stage called metastasis.

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HPV - Zip Up Challenge: You may get HPV in your lifetime…

In 2018, an estimated 570,000 women were diagnosed with cervical cancer worldwide and about 311,000 women died from the disease. Persistent infection with high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) types is the main cause of cervical cancer.

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Early Detection is Key to Beating Lung Cancer

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and brings awareness to the way we can strive to prevent cancer by early detection.

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Breast Cancer: Risk Awareness & Early Detection

With 2 million cases diagnosed worldwide in 2018, breast cancer accounts for over 10% of all cancers and some 23% of all cancers in women. With the potential to be highly curable, breast cancer still remains one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths for women across the world.

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DNA Scientific Wellness Screening: Answers to Your Questions

Genetics and DNA play an important role in your health, directly impacting how long and how well you live

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