Tag Archives: Cancer

A Hidden Cancer Could Have Killed Me—If It Wasn’t for This Routine Test

Jen BabakhanDec 07 Jim O’Connell prides himself on being health conscious in every way, so when he received a prostate cancer diagnosis—and the news that it was aggressive—he was shocked Courtesy Jim O’ConnellWhen Jim O’Connell moved to New York City in 1997, he signed up with a new doctor who ordered a basic panel of… Read More »

Qld develops new test to detect cancer

Queensland scientists have developed a test they hope could be “the holy grail” for diagnosing cancer. The test has been developed by University of Queensland researchers who have discovered a unique DNA nanostructure that appears to be common to all cancers. Researcher Professor Matt Trau says this has enabled an entirely new non-invasive approach to… Read More »

Roche launches FDA-approved diagnostic test for personalised cancer care in Singapore

Roche announced last week the launch of FoundationOne CDx, Foundation Medicine’s comprehensive companion diagnostic test for personalised cancer care in Singapore. According to the official media release, FoundationOne CDx supports clinicians in their decision-making by providing a clear, in-depth report that describes the unique genomic profile of a patient’s tumour as well as associated, approved… Read More »