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November 6, 2015

Handy device to help early detection of oral cancer

SciDev.net features NIBIB-funded research conducted at the University of California Irvine to develop an inexpensive, simple, and portable device that can screen for oral cancer in low-resource settings. The device is currently being tested in India, where oral cancer accounts for up to 50% of total cancers. The research is funded under the US-Indo Collaboration. Read more at www.scidev.net

 

Health Terms: 
Cancer,
Global Health,
Point of Care,
Telehealth