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3 02, 2016

February 4 – World Cancer Day

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Each year, February 4th is observed as World Cancer Day. The focus of this observation is on how organizations and individuals can play their role in reducing the global burden of cancer. So this year, and through 2018, the theme of World Cancer Day is "We can. I can." Every year more than 8 million [...]

25 11, 2015

Blood Tests for Improved Cancer Screening

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Detecting cancer at an early stage is vital as it enables early treatment. The high quality, automated hematology analyzers available today allow laboratories to provide timely and accurate test results to help in quick cancer diagnosis. Commonly used blood tests for cancer include complete blood count (CBC) and blood protein tests and tumor marker tests. [...]

11 11, 2015

Cancer Biomarkers Market – Global Forecast 2015-2020

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According to a recent report from Markets and Markets, the global cancer biomarkers market is expected to reach USD 15,973.8 million by 2020, at a CAGR of 11.6% from 2015 to 2020. Cancer biomarkers refer to the proteins, genes and other molecules that affect how cancer cells grow, multiply, die and react to other compounds [...]

7 10, 2015

Cancer Diagnosis – Blood Test Could Replace Costly Biopsies

By |October 7th, 2015|Blood Testing, Cancer|Comments Off on Cancer Diagnosis – Blood Test Could Replace Costly Biopsies

In addition to lab tests of the blood, urine, or other body fluids and imaging procedures such as CT scan and ultrasound, physicians often recommend a biopsy to diagnose cancer. Though it is the most reliable way to detect cancerous cells, a biopsy is invasive, time-consuming, costly, and sometimes risky. In fact, a study presented [...]

10 07, 2015

Siemens True Breast Tomosynthesis Improves Breast Cancer Detection Rate by 43%

By |July 10th, 2015|Cancer, Siemens|Comments Off on Siemens True Breast Tomosynthesis Improves Breast Cancer Detection Rate by 43%

Breast cancer is still the most widely seen type of cancer globally. According to the statistics from Breastcancer.org, an estimated 231,840 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S. in 2015, along with 60,290 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer. Early and reliable diagnosis is the key [...]

8 06, 2015

June 7 – National Cancer Survivors Day

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June 7, 2015 marks the 28th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day in the United States. A report published last year by the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute estimated that almost 14.5 million people in the U.S. are considered cancer survivors, and that number will grow to almost 19 million by 2024. A [...]

13 03, 2015

New Clinical Laboratory Test Using Ultra Violet Light Improves Accuracy in Cancer Detection

By |March 13th, 2015|Blood Testing, Cancer|Comments Off on New Clinical Laboratory Test Using Ultra Violet Light Improves Accuracy in Cancer Detection

The discovery of symptoms or abnormalities in the body such as a lump or growth by the patient or doctor could lead to the detection of cancer. Following this, a variety of tests that provide details about abnormal cells are used to diagnose the cancer - determine what type of cancer it is. Since prevention [...]