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Sankara Nethralaya scientists make a path breaking discovery in the early detection of eye cancer

Ablood test may soon re place scans to detect retinoblastoma, the cancer of the eye found in children.
Research by the Chennaibased Sankara Nethralaya has found this possible by looking for the tumour- specific micro-RNA in blood. If the count is more than double the normal, the child has eye cancer. Every year, about 2,000 children [...]

Eye hospital likely at Sri City SEZ

Sullurpet: Sankara Nethralaya Hospital of Tamil Nadu is planning to establish a modern eye hospital in Sri City SEZ in Nellore district, informed the SEZ Managing Director Ravindra Sannareddy. The medical team of Sankara Nethralaya visited Sri City on Saturday and inspected the hospital with modern facilities here and examined the possibilities of establishing the [...]