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News • Stratification approach

Using national health data to predict cancer risk

Scientists show that health registry data can be used to predict individual risks for the 20 most common cancer types. This could help to identify high-risk groups and enrol them for screenings.

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News • Eye pressure monitoring

Early detection of glaucoma with ‘smart’ contact lenses

A prototype “smart” contact lens that measures eye pressure accurately, regardless of temperature. Detecting slight elevations in pressure, this could someday enable wireless glaucoma detection.

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News • Novel probe assesses cell stiffness

A 3D endo-microscope for early cancer diagnosis

Stiffness in tissues can be a valuable indicator of cancer formation. Now, researchers have developed a microscopic probe to perform histology at the single cell level inside the human body.

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News • Inflammatory flareup detection

Crohn's disease: Implantable sensor could lead to timelier treatment

A team of Northwestern University scientists has developed the first wireless, implantable temperature sensor to detect inflammatory flareups in patients with Crohn’s disease.

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News • Saliva test device

Breast cancer screening: Biosensor could offer alternative to diagnostic imaging

A newly-developed biosensor could be an alterative to MRI and mammography for breast cancer screening. The handheld device uses saliva on test strips to determine whether cancer is present.

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News • Portable diagnostic tool

Breast cancer detection: New program tracks tumour heat

Researchers in Singapore have developed an AI-based software to assist in the early detection of breast cancer. Using thermal imaging, the program assesses the malignancy of a tumour.

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Article • Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT)

New EU recommendations for breast screening enhance opportunities for early detection

Mammography has been an essential imaging technology for breast cancer detection for decades. As the industry has continued to innovate, one advancement in mammography has particularly changed the landscape of breast imaging: digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), also known as 3D mammography.

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