Tag: P-Scan

Chemistry researcher receives prestigious honor

Posted by on July 21, 2017

A renowned researcher and educator at Missouri University of Science and Technology has been selected to join an exclusive group of chemists. But he says the honor has more to do with the quality of research, education and community outreach at Missouri S&T than with his individual accomplishments. Dr. Yinfa Ma, associate dean for research […]

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Prevention with a capital ‘P’

Posted by on August 31, 2016

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

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

Posted by on May 28, 2013

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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