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This start-up is using AI to detect cancer before humans can for $1

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By: Arjun Kharpal From: cnbc.com Zebra Medical Vision has created algorithms that read medical scans and detect disorders The company announced plans of a business model that offers each scan for $1 This is aimed at expanding advanced medical technology into emerging markets Medical scans provide doctors with the visual information they need to spot any disease or disorder that …

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Early cancer detection through saliva is real health care reform

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By: Joel Strom From: ocregister.com While the public and media focus their attention on stalled health care reform at the public policy level, they overlook real health care reforms that could significantly improve public health, increase access and lower costs. Consider the recent major breakthrough in early cancer detection using saliva. With the exception of advancements for certain cancers, including …

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Cancer-detecting gum may soon be available

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By: Ruth Ravve From: foxnews.com You won’t find it in your local candy store, but soon there may be a new chewing gum that could help save your life. It isn’t Juicy Fruit or Bazooka, but a gum being developed by an Alabama company called Volatile Analysis that’s designed to determine whether a person has cancer. The gum absorbs what …

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X-Ray vision tech that can detect cancer could be coming to future smartphones

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By: Arjun Kharpal From: cnbc.com Six years ago, Raviv Melamed and his co-founders were in the basement of his house testing technology they hoped could bring medical-grade x-ray vision to the masses. A year later in 2012, the lightbulb moment occurred and Melamed’s company Vayyar had a product – a sensor that would allow devices to “see through” barriers such …

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NVLS: Precision-Based Tech Changing Cancer Detection and Treatment

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The medical industry is moving towards precision-based medicine utilizing new targeted diagnostics and therapies to significantly improve patient outcomes in the diagnosis and treatment of leukemia, digestive system tumors, and breast cancer.(2) Recently, the drive towards precision medicine was expanded with the 21st Century Cures Act, which allocates $4.8 billion in federal funding to initiatives whose shared goal is to …

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New Handheld Device, Q-Poc Detects Cancer, Tuberculosis in 15 Minutes

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By: Jessica F From: natureworldnews.com Late detection in chronic diseases including cancer can mean devastating results. Sometimes, this means it’s too late to cure the patient. That’s why a London-based company developed a handheld device which can detect cancer and tuberculosis in just 15 minutes. According to a report by NDTV, a start-up company in London claims to have developed …

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Researchers Able To Diagnose Cancer With A Single Drop Of Blood

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By: George Zapo From: inquisitr.com Researchers developed a groundbreaking technique that can detect different types of cancer at an early stage from a single drop of blood. Current cancer detection methods usually rely on scans and tissue biopsies. These types of methods are time consuming, complex, and very often quite expensive. For example, CT scans are only able to detect …

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High-tech mammogram tool doesn’t boost cancer detection, study shows

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By: JoNel Aleccia From: seattletimes.com A high-tech tool now used on more than 90 percent of U.S. mammograms doesn’t improve breast-cancer detection and may lead to missed diagnoses — all while adding at least $400 million to the nation’s annual health-care tab, a study by investigators in Boston and Seattle has found. Computer-aided-detection (CAD) for mammography, which aims to double-check …

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New blood test helps detect cancer early

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By: Gary Robbins From: sandiegouniontribune.com A blood test that was scarcely heard of two years ago is quickly emerging as an alternative to the often painful practice of using needles or surgery to sample a patient’s tissues for signs of cancer. Scientists from San Diego to Boston said the new “liquid biopsies” can easily detect potentially harmful tumor cells and …

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Google developing a wristband to detect cancer cells and using HUMAN SKIN to do it!

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By: Mail Online Reporter From: dailymail.co.uk Google is making a wristband that detects cancer cells, and using human skin to do it. Scientists in the life sciences division of Google X laboratories are working on a proactive, preventative approach to one of the world’s deadliest diseases, according to The Independent. The wristband would work in tandem with a pill that …