The Hindu: IIT-M in process of creating India-specific cancer genome database

The Hindu: IIT-M in process of creating India-specific cancer genome database. “IIT-Madras is in the process of creating an India-specific cancer genome database aimed at early detection and development of better treatment strategy for the disease. The National Cancer Tissue Biobank (NCTB), a first of its kind community-based initiative in the country, is collecting cancer tissues from Indian patients ‘to generate a cancer genome database which was not available so far.'” IIT-M is Indian Institute of Technology Madras.