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Apr, 2021

Alberta research to spot early stage lung cancer

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Mikenomics  | April 6, 2021 Earlier and faster cancer detection is the goal of research underway here in Alberta.​With funding from the Spark Grants, The Metabolomics Innovation Centre (TMIC) based at the University of Alberta is leading the new effort. Too often…

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Mar, 2021

A simple blood test to detect lung cancer

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March 18, 2021 A new project funded by the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) could transform how lung cancer is detected and help save lives.  Dr David Wishart  A new project funded by the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) could transform how lung cancer is detected and help save lives. Lung cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer death in Canada. When lung cancer is detected…

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Mar, 2021

Long-Time Cardiologist Dr. Myron Weisfeldt Who “Changed Face of Hopkins” Receiving American Heart Association’s Distinguished Watkins-Saunders Award for Commitment to Overcoming Disparities

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MARCH 9, 2021 Dr. Myron “Mike” Weisfeldt Dr. Myron “Mike” Weisfeldt has been a leader in advancing diversity at Johns Hopkins since the early 1970s and is the 2021 recipient of the American Heart Association’s distinguished Watkins-Saunders Award. “Mike…

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Mar, 2021

3 Cancer Diagnostic Stocks To Watch Following Roche’s GenMark Buy

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March 16, 2021 Melanie Schaffer , Benzinga Staff Writer  In January, Exact Sciences Corporation EXAS 1.59% announced it completed its acquisition of Thrive Earlier Detection Corp. and got Thrive’s blood-based multi-cancer detection technology.   Why It Matters: Early detection of cancer greatly increases the survival rate and smaller biotech companies are showing leadership skills in developing the necessary technology. Smaller companies develop specific technology for specific types of cancer which allows them to focus on creating tailored products that are also attractive…

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