Basic Science Research Laboratory

In today’s era of translational cancer research, the ultimate aim is to make the results of our research into applicable measures for our patients. The Basic Science Laboratory is equipped to conduct molecular, cellular and genetic studies. The lab is involved in trying to gain information about genetic and environmental risk factors for common cancers in Pakistan, through combined epidemiological and basic science studies. Specific viruses have also been linked to cancer; studies are being conducted to explore the role of known pathogens in the development of cancer in our population, with the hope that effective preventative measures will reduce the number of cases. The immunology and pathogenesis of different cancers is currently being explored through a number of research projects by the research scientists of SKMCH&RC to find better ways to diagnose cancer at early stages and to monitor effectiveness of treatment.

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Many young innocent lives are being saved at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre. Last year, your Zakat made it possible to treat almost 75% of our patients for free. This year we need 8.5 billion rupees to help those who cannot afford to pay for their own treatment. While the revenue from […]


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Smoking increases the risk of at least 20 different types or sub-types of cancer. Nearly 40% of cancers in adult males seen at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre can be linked to the use of tobacco. Today, tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of cancer. Don’t let tobacco destroy your […]


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