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BRCA1 Assessment on a Smartphone

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

POC BRCA 1 mutation testing
A paper microfluidics method, called “FluoroZen,” coupled with a smartphone application is able to detect BRCA1 [MORE]

Biosensor Detects HER-2 Breast Cancer in 15 Minutes

January 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printer makes biosensors to detect breast cancer protein in blood.
University scientists in Connecticut have built a microfluidics device that [MORE]

Implantable Device for Breast Cancer Immunotherapy

January 1, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanodevice for drug delivery directly to tumor
“To fulfill the unmet clinical need for sustained local drug delivery and to avoid [MORE]

Automated Mammogram Reading

December 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mammogram showing dense and fatty breasts
It’s not uncommon for radiologists to batch mammogram images and then examine them at the [MORE]

Targeted- RNA Alternative to CRISPR

August 21, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

RNA modifying tool
While gene editing focuses on DNA, a lab at The Scripps Research Institute (Jupiter, FL) has paired a small [MORE]

A Sugar-Transporting Biosensor for Detecting Cancer

July 17, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Glut5 fluorescent probe
In making multicolor probes that detect varying levels of glucose transporters in blood, researchers at Michigan Technological University [MORE]

A Diagnostic Pill for Breast Cancer

July 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pinpointing Breast Cancer Non-Invasively with Imaging Pill
From the University of Michigan comes this assertion: “Here we demonstrate that negatively charged [MORE]

Gene Mapping for Targeted Chemotherapy

July 3, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Breast Cancer Cell
Anti-cancer chemotherapy originally derived from chemical warfare studies in 1942. Alfred Gilman and Louis Goodman discovered the effect [MORE]

Automatic Breast Density Measurement

June 5, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MAMMOMAT Revelation
Quoting directly: “Siemens Healthineers has just received FDA clearance for its MAMMOMAT Revelation. It is the first mammography system [MORE]

AI Applied to Cancer

February 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Berg Researcher Processes Samples for Study
The US Defense Department is funding a big data study of breast cancer. The work [MORE]

Breast Cancer’s Tell-Tale Clue in Hair

December 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Anatomy of Human Hair
Can early breast cancer be diagnosed from a strand of hair? Researchers at the University of Utah [MORE]

Highly Accurate 3-D Printed Biopsy Robot

September 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printed Robot
Because the “Stormram 4,” a 3-D printed biopsy robot, is made of plastic, it can be used for [MORE]

Photoacoustic Imaging of Tumor Margins

July 25, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Breast Surgery
Because breast tissue has relatively high optical contrast, laser light can penetrate deeply to find tumor margins during surgery. [MORE]

Artificial Intelligence in Diagnosing Breast Cancer

July 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Intelligence
In a competition between automated, artificial intelligence scanners of breast tumor slides and human pathologists, the humans did somewhat [MORE]