Tag: Colorectal

Biomarker, Innovation

New study to test the scalability of offering preventive DNA screening to young adults for cancer risk

July 2, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A landmark new DNA screening study to identify cancer risk in young adults will go ahead, after Monash University researcher Associate Professor Paul Lacaze was awarded a $2.97 million Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) grant today. The study will develop […]

Innovation, Med Tech

New machine learning platform can help spot colorectal cancers, predict disease severity

January 2, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A new machine learning platform can identify patients with colorectal cancer and helps predict their disease severity and survival, according to a study involving samples from thousands of subjects. The noninvasive method adds to recent advances in technologies that analyze […]

Biomarker, Innovation

CellMax Life receives six U.S. patents for early cancer detection blood test

July 26, 2018

Via: The Medical News

CellMax Life, enabling early cancer detection and management with affordable, non-invasive blood tests, announced today that six U.S. patents have been granted for its biomimetic platform CMx, which detects circulating tumor cells (CTC). The patents cover the entire detection workflow, […]

Innovation, Research

Researchers discover genetic mechanism for resistance to immunotherapy drugs

January 5, 2018

Via: The Medical News

An urgent question for cancer scientists is why immunotherapy achieves dramatic results in some cases but doesn’t help most patients. Now, two research groups from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have independently discovered a genetic mechanism in cancer cells that influences whether […]

Innovation, Med Tech, Regulatory

FDA clears new Senhance System that can help facilitate minimally invasive surgery

October 16, 2017

Via: The Medical News

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the Senhance System, a new robotically-assisted surgical device (RASD) that can help facilitate minimally invasive surgery. “Minimally invasive surgery helps reduce pain, scarring and recovery time after surgery,” said Binita Ashar, M.D., […]