Device Diagnoses Breast Cancer in 60 Minutes

River D'Almeida, Ph.D
2 min readAug 6, 2020

Researchers have created a point-of-care device that can provide diagnostic information on the presence of breast cancer in under an hour. In initial validation studies, the device showed an accuracy of 100 percent when tested among a small cohort of 68 patients. The instrument, named CytoPAN by its inventors, addresses clinical bottlenecks faced by populations in developing countries where access to central…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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