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A Retrievable Sponge for Diagnosing Esophageal Cancer

April 9, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Esophageal sponge collects genetic material for diagnosis
In order to retrieve biomarkers for cancer of the esophagus, a doctor at The [MORE]

Patient-Specific Organoid for Treating Cancer

April 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

GI anatomy with appendix
Cancer of the appendix is rare—about 1:100,000 people; consequently, knowledge about how to treat these cases is [MORE]

Liquid Biopsy Outperforms Tissue Biopsy for NSCLC

April 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood testing
In a study of 282 patients with non-small cell lung cancer, a liquid biopsy device (Guardant 360, Redwood City, [MORE]

A “Universal Cancer Biomarker”

March 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

UQ Cancer test shows particles changing color
According to University of Queensland bioengineers: “When circulating tumor DNA fragments are placed in [MORE]

DNA Adductomics

March 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Adducts Borane 3D-balls
Roughly half of American adults suffer from at least one of six diseases: cardiovascular, cancer, cardiopulmonary, asthma, diabetes [MORE]

Sensing High Metastatic Potential

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tumor cell with high metastatic potential
Researchers at the UCSD medical school have identified a protein that has a high correlation [MORE]

Singapore University’s $1 Test for Multiple Diseases

February 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

enVision
Human papilloma virus has one hundred subtypes, five of which can cause cervical cancer.  Consequently, a point-of-care microfluidic device that [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]

Post-Surgical Gel Prevents Tumor Recurrence

January 15, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Post-surgery healing gel
A collaboration between researchers at UCLA, UNC and two Chinese universities has “developed an in situ formed immunotherapeutic [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]

Gene Catalog of Cancer

January 1, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA
How many genes can cause cancer?  Researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute in England believe the number is more than [MORE]

Multigene Test for High Risk Heart Disease, et al

December 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Multigenic risk score
Polygenic risk scores may become as routine as cholesterol screening. To that end, researchers at the Broad [MORE]

Painted-On Oligopeptide Hydrogel for Melanoma

December 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Transdermal PTX delivery for topical melanoma treatment
Quoting directly this report from Nanjing University: “Topical administration of anticancer drugs provides a [MORE]

Transomics at St. Jude’s

December 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Genome
One thing that’s largely true about medical innovation is that the new is more expensive than the old. Clinical DNA [MORE]