Meet a Nari Shakti awardee who developed a bra to help detect breast cancer

Dr A. Seema, the Nari Shakti Puraskar winner, with her team, have developed a bra which helps in diagnosing breast cancer. My Medical Mantra's correspondent, Darshana Daga, got an opportunity to share a talk with her

Meet a Nari Shakti awardee who developed a bra to help detect breast cancerA six-member team, headed by Dr A. Seema of the Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (C-MET) from Thrissur has developed a bra which helps in detecting breast cancer. With embedded sensors that measure the skin temperature and also creates thermal imaging to detect cancerous cells, this device will help many to diagnose breast cancer. […]

Jaslok Hospital organises Pink Note 2.0 to spread awareness on breast cancer

 In India, over 1, 50,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year - a staggering number that has overtaken cervical cancer to become the most common cancer affecting women. With 70,000 deaths getting reported every year, a woman succumbs to breast cancer every ten minutes in the country

Jaslok Hospital organises Pink Note 2.0 to spread awareness on breast cancerDue to a lack of awareness (even in metros), the absence of a nationwide, population-based breast cancer screening programme and more than 60 per cent of breast cancers getting detected at an advanced stage, most cancer patients succumb to the disease within a year of getting diagnosed. Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre concluded an evening […]

Mumbai: Female employees of Lijjat Papad undergo screening for breast cancer

The Indian Cancer Society collaborates with Rotary Club of Bombay for Conducting Early Detection Camps for female employees of Shri Mahila Griha Udyog (Lijjat Papad).The initiative coincides with Indian Cancer Society’s ongoing Go Pink Campaign on the occasion of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Mumbai: Female employees of Lijjat Papad undergo screening for breast cancerThe aim of this initiative is to highlight the importance of early detection of breast cancer and to provide medical support for women. The month of October is observed as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As a part of the international campaign to raise awareness about the disease and raise funds for research, cause, prevention, diagnosis, […]

Artificial intelligence used to detect breast cancer

The research is being conducted by scientists at Harvard Medical School, the Massachusetts Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, and Massachusetts General Hospital

Artificial intelligence used to detect breast cancerUS scientists are using artificial intelligence to predict whether breast lesions identified from a biopsy will turn out to cancerous. The machine learning system has been tested on 335 high-risk lesions, and correctly diagnosed 97% as malignant. It reduced the number of unnecessary surgeries by more than 30%, the scientists said. One breast cancer specialist […]

Mexican teen’s breast cancer detection bra awarded top inventors’ prize

18-year-old Julian Rios Cantu said his mother repeatedly battled the disease and eventually, both her breasts were removed. This was his inspiration to create an intelligent bra that can help in early detection of breast cancer. His innovation was recognised at the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) this weekend

Mexican teen’s breast cancer detection bra awarded top inventors’ prizeA teenager from Mexico has won the top prize at Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) this weekend for his innovation of EVA, an intelligent bra that can help in the early detection of breast cancer. Julian Rios Cantu, 18-year-old, said his mother repeatedly battled the disease and eventually, both her breasts were removed. This was […]