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Biomedical tattoo’ might catch cancer early

Recently, the media has been inundated with the news of “smart tattoos” — developed by researchers from Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. They help to monitor health using biosensitive ink that changes color following the modifying composition of the body’s interstitial fluid.

Prostate cancer breakthrough as UK team develops more accurate test

Scientists have announced the development of a highly accurate and reliable technique for diagnosing prostate cancer. The Dundee University-based team say they have used an ultrasound process called shear wave elastography (SWE) to detect prostate tumours. The method is non-invasive and

Livingston mom battles breast cancer with experimental treatments to help other patients

What if … she would have insisted on a mammogram as soon as she felt the lump in her right breast six years ago? What if … her cancer would have been caught earlier?  What if … the chemo would have worked