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Tech for Tumors

Wearable health monitoring devices are all the buzz nowadays. Researchers from Stanford Univeristy developed a wearable device, that is capable of measuring size change in cancerous tumors. Traditionally, tumors are diagnosed and measured using diagnostic imaging like x-rays, CT and MRI. This brings about certain limitations as it involves major human intervention and high costs during the diagnosis. This […]

Revealing the True Cost of Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

£248 Million. This is the annual cost of chemotherapy for breast cancer in the UK. It includes £1,000 per patient as ‘out-of-pocket’ personal costs. Recent research from the University of East Anglia has revealed these astounding figures. Not all of it is for treatment… The study includes a thorough investigation regarding the total non-healthcare cost […]

A Breakthrough in Cancer Treatment

Chemotherapy (Cancer Treatment) has many types and variations and almost all have been proven effective in slowing down the progression of cancer cells and ultimately, eliminating them. Worst part of this lifesaving cancer treatment… it can kill the healthy cells along with the cancerous cells. A new kid (breakthrough) in the block DNA-based nanogels can […]