Alberta Research to Spot Early Stage Lung Cancer

alberta research to spot early stage lung cancer

Earlier and faster cancer detection is underway in Alberta 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. With funding from the Spark Grants, The Metabolomics Innovation Centre (TMIC) based […]

A Simple Blood Test to Detect Lung Cancer

a simple blood test to detect lung cancer

A new project funded by the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) could transform how lung cancer is detected and help save lives.  Dr. David Wishart March 18, 2021 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 […]

U of Alberta Researchers Win $120K Grant to Develop Metabolite-Based Lung Cancer Test

u of alberta researchers win 120 grant to develop metabolite based lung cancer test

Mar 16, 2021 | staff reporter NEW YORK — BioMark Diagnostics said on Tuesday that its collaborators at the University of Alberta’s Metabolomics Innovation Centre have been awarded a C$150,000 (US$120,327) grant to evaluate the company’s metabolite biomarker panel for early lung cancer detection. The funding is being provided through a cancer technology grant program sponsored by […]

World Cancer Day: A leading international awareness day

world cancer day

World Cancer Day every 4 February is the global uniting initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). By raising worldwide awareness, improving education and catalysing personal, collective and government action, we’re working together to reimagine a world where millions of preventable cancer deaths are saved and access to life-saving cancer treatment and care is equal for all – no matter who […]

BIOMARK’S LIQUID BIOPSY SCIENTIFIC PAPER TO BE FEATURED AS COVER ON CANCERS UPCOMING ISSUE

biomakrs liquid biopsy scientific paper to be featured on cover on cancers upcoming issue

Vancouver, British Columbia – (August 19th, 2019) – BioMark Diagnostics Inc. (“BioMark”) (CSE: BUX) (FSE: 20B) (OTCMKTS: BMKDF) is pleased to announce that the article “Liquid Biopsy in Lung Cancer Screening: The Contribution of Metabolomics. Results of A Pilot Study” will be on cover of Cancers. Rashid Ahmed, President and CEO, says, “This latest paper […]

Lung Cancer Screening in Real World Has High False-Positive Rate

lung cancer screening in real world has high false positive rate

By Kelly YoungEdited by: David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Jaye Elizabeth Hefner, MD A pair of studies in JAMA Internal Medicine illustrate the difficulties of implementing lung cancer screening. In the first, eight Veterans Health Administration medical centers identified and screened patients using low-dose computed tomography (LDCT). Over 2100 patients who were eligible for screening based […]