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Improving Accuracy in Predicting Response to Neoadjuvant Treatment in Patients With Breast Cancer

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By: Danielle Garcia From: oncozine.com A liquid biopsy, a sampling and analysis of non-solid biological tissue, primarily blood, is mainly used as a diagnostic and monitoring tool for diseases such as cancer. One of the benefits of liquid biopsies is that they are largely non-invasive. Another advantage is that liquid biopsies may potentially help detect, characterize, and monitor cancers earlier …

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Pangea® Laboratory to License Bladder CARE™ Technology from Zymo Research

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Source: Pangea Laboratory From: prnewswire.com Non-invasive, epigenetic-based test for bladder cancer detection Pangea® Laboratory announced today the licensing of a new urine-based Laboratory Developed Test (LDT) for bladder cancer detection. Commercialized and sold under the name Bladder CARE™, the test is non-invasive, cost-effective and epigenetic-based. Urine samples for the Bladder CARE™ test can be collected comfortably at home or at …

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Focused Ultrasound Therapy

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Focused ultrasound is an early stage, noninvasive therapeutic technology with the potential to improve the quality of life and decrease the cost of care for patients with breast cancer. This novel technology focuses beams of ultrasound energy precisely and accurately on targets in the body without damaging surrounding normal tissue. Where the beams converge, the ultrasound produces a variety of …

Revolutionary laser will allow on-the-spot cancer diagnosis

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By: Lucy Johnston From: express.co.uk British scientists are developing a probe to detect cancers early and distinguish between different forms of the disease. Dr Ryan Stables said: “This could change the way we approach cancer ­diagnosis so it is faster, potentially saving thousands of lives. This method of identifying cancerous cells is similar to that of using a metal detector. It …