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Combining ultrasound imaging with blood test improves cancer detection by 40%: Study

Symptoms of liver cancer can include upper abdominal pain or swelling, loss of weight or appetite, white chalky stools, and general fatigue.

Feb 12, 2018, 12:30 PM IST

Blood test to diagnose two cancer types is here

They used mid-infrared spectroscopy to analyse blood serum derived from experimental mice and differentiate mice with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and subcutaneous melanoma from healthy mice and also between these two tumorous conditions.

Dec 13, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

Now, cancer detection possible at home? iPhone-based device developed

 Developed by Connecticut-based start-up Butterfly Network, the pocket sized device works by shooting sound into the body and capturing the echoes.  

Oct 29, 2017, 15:17 PM IST

Cancer detection at home - This is how it is possible

For reducing the influx of patients in the hospital and cut down the struggle which a patient and the family has to undergo while seeking treatment, this step has been taken.

Oct 10, 2017, 20:02 PM IST

Many women with disabilities don't get cancer screening, says study

Women with disabilities often have socioeconomic challenges, are less educated, and are often unmarried or have strong social networks.

Oct 09, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

Cancer detection now just a 10-second wait? - Read

 In tests performed on human samples, the device was more than 96 percent accurate for cancer diagnosis.  

Sep 07, 2017, 12:43 PM IST

Novel 'dot' system may improve cancer detection

The nanosystem, which achieves a five-fold increase over existing tumour-specific optical imaging methods, generates bright tumour signals by delivering quantum dots to cancer cells without any toxic effects.

Aug 27, 2017, 15:13 PM IST

Cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive: Study

NMD is known among the medical community for the role it plays in the development of genetic diseases such as Cystic Fibrosis and some hereditary forms of cancers.

Jun 26, 2017, 20:46 PM IST

Cancer can be detected through natural sound waves emitted by the human body, say scientists!

Elastography, sometimes referred as 'seismology of the human body', is an emerging technology used to enhance medical ultrasound imaging.

Jun 26, 2017, 20:22 PM IST

Soon, a single drop of blood may help detect cancer! - Read

It was the first clinical trial in the world to test if the protein could be a useful tumour biomarker for lung cancer, and it succeeded, the report said. 

May 05, 2017, 16:05 PM IST

Simple blood test may help detect cancer early

As per a new research, doctors may soon be able to detect and monitor a patient`s cancer with a simple blood test, reducing or eliminating the need for more invasive procedures.

Mar 21, 2017, 15:25 PM IST

Indian scientists can make technology cheaper for breast cancer detection, says US scientist

Indians are incredibly good at making technology better, faster and cheaper," she said.

Feb 28, 2017, 19:08 PM IST

Scientists come up with Lab-on-a-chip technique to simplify cancer detection

 Scientists have developed a new lab-on-a-chip technique that may probably simplify and ease out cancer detection at an early stage.

Dec 14, 2016, 15:57 PM IST

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.

Jan 15, 2016, 17:40 PM IST

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.

May 05, 2015, 17:12 PM IST

'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.

Apr 27, 2015, 12:24 PM IST

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.

Mar 05, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

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.

Feb 24, 2015, 16:59 PM IST

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.

Feb 13, 2015, 21:47 PM IST

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.

Oct 13, 2014, 20:46 PM IST