Tag: breast cancer

Missouri S&T researchers work to develop simple test for breast cancer

Posted by on May 22, 2020

The American Cancer Society notes that detecting breast cancer early can lead to better outcomes, but current methods to detect cancer at its earliest stages can be invasive, uncomfortable and inaccurate. This is why a pair of researchers from Missouri University of Science and Technology and Phelps Health are teaming up to develop a urine test to determine whether a patient may be at increased risk of having breast cancer.

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Prevention with a capital ‘P’

Posted by on August 31, 2016

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Cancer-detection device poised to save lives The early detection of cancer through screening techniques such as mammograms saves thousands of lives annually. Yinfa Ma is out to save thousands more through an easier and less costly approach.

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S&T technique to detect breast cancer moving from lab to commercialization

Posted by on February 2, 2016

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Cancer screening could soon be as simple as giving a urine sample using a patented device developed by a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher. This week, Wyoming-based Cancer.im Inc., a Viratech Corp. company (Symbol: VIRA) and social network for cancer patients, survivors and caretakers, announced an agreement with Missouri S&T to commercialize the device.

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13 important research stories of 2013

Posted by on December 23, 2013

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Robotic brains. Glass that can heal bones. A urine test to detect breast cancer. New insights into how Internet use could indicate depression. These were among the most notable advances in research made by Missouri S&T professors and their students in 2013. Here are 13 that were publicized during the year, but are well worth talking […]

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S&T researcher develops technique to detect breast cancer in urine

Posted by on May 28, 2013

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A Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher has developed a new screening method that uses urinalysis to diagnose breast cancer – and determine its severity – before it could be detected with a mammogram.  A study to confirm this technique’s effectiveness is under way at Mercy Breast Center in Springfield, Mo.

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UMR group to sponsor 5K race for breast cancer awareness

Posted by on August 22, 2006

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Student Wellness Program at the University of Missouri-Rolla is co-sponsoring a 5-kilometer race to increase awareness of the disease.

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UMR group to sponsor 5K race for breast cancer awareness

Posted by on August 10, 2005

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Student Wellness Program at the University of Missouri-Rolla is co-sponsoring a 5-kilometer race to increase awareness of the disease.

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