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Novel film paves way for smartphone-sized cancer detector

This can help patients get better follow-up treatment with less disruption to their everyday lives.

New test twice as effective in ovarian cancer detection

In the largest trial of its kind, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that a new screening method can detect twice as many women with ovarian cancer than conventional strategies.

'India can tackle shortage of medically important radioactive isotope'

Amid global concerns over scarcity of molybdenum-99, Indian scientists are gearing up to address the country's need of producing the key radioactive isotope required for diagnostic purposes in nuclear medicine, including cancer detection.

Medical radioisotopes-producing facility to soon open in Kolkata

A high energy, indigenous particle-accelerator that churns out a special kind of radioactive material for diagnostic purposes, such as cancer detection, will be operational in a year, it was announced here Thursday.

India origin scientist's team develops blood test for early cancer detection

Researchers in the US, led by an India-born physician scientist, have said they have developed a new blood test that has the potential to detect cancers in their earliest stages.

Now, a low-cost test to detect cancer fast

Japanese multinational Hitachi and Kyushu University hope to develop a new low-cost test to detect cancer in one hour, by studying the reaction of roundworms after coming into contact with the urine of patients, media reported Friday.

Visual inspection more effective in detecting lesions: Study

Visual inspection with acetic acid can emerge as a cost-effective alternative screening method for cervical lesions as compared to expensive and complicated tests like pap smears, a new study shows.

New probe will allow early cancer detection in seconds

Scientists have revealed that they are developing a revolutionary new laser device that would allow on-the-spot diagnosis of cancer in just seconds.

Yuvi launches drive to detect cancer at early stage

Yuvraj Singh has battled cancer with flying colours and now the India`s World Cup hero has launched a drive to detect the dreaded disease at the early stages for a successful cure.

New blood test may help detect cancer early

The test uses infrared light to detect miniscule changes in the blood of a person who has a cancerous growth somewhere.

Home cancer detection kit may soon be a reality

Scientists are working on a tiny liquid sensor that may detect cancer instantly and could lead to the creation of its home detection kit.

Home cancer detection kit may soon be a reality

Scientists are working on a tiny liquid sensor that may detect cancer instantly and could lead to the creation of its home detection kit.