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Could a Breathalyzer Detect Cancer?
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Discover how scientists are analyzing compounds in the breath to create a versatile breathalyzer capable of detecting disease.

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Nanomedicines
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In this Minute Lecture, we hear from The University of Manchester's Strategic Funding Team how revolutionary nanotechnology is making big waves in the world of medicine.

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A New Way To Detect More Cancers Earlier
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Dr Anne Marie Lennon of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, describes a new way to detect eight common types of cancer (esophagus, stomach, colon, pancreas, liver, breast, lung, and ovarian) using a simple blood test. The technique combines genetic indicators with blood protein markers to identify these cancers earlier than ever before, while avoiding false positives.

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Hemophilia and Gene Therapy
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Hemophilia is a genetic disease that prevents blood from clotting properly leading to prolonged internal and external bleeding. There are existing treatments for hemophilia that require lifelong administration, while gene therapy may offer a one-time treatment to address the cause of the disease.

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How We're Using Dogs To Sniff Out Malaria
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What if we could diagnose some of the world's deadliest diseases by the smells our bodies give off? In a fascinating talk and live demo, biologist James Logan introduces Freya, a malaria-sniffing dog, to show how we can harness the awesome powers of animal scent to detect chemical signatures associated with infection – and change the way we diagnose disease.

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Rapid Triage Test for Active Pulmonary Tuberculosis
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A team of researchers from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, The Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), and several other collaborating institutions have created a fast, ultrasensitive, multiplexed diagnostic TB test, that could be used in low-resource settings.

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A Cancer Campaign for the Lads| Rugby Star Raises Awareness
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Former Welsh rugby captain and testicular cancer survivor Matthew Rees urges men to "check their tackle."

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From Biopsy to Diagnosis: How Pathologists Diagnose Cancer and Other Diseases
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This video provides a glimpse into the world of pathology by showing how pathologists and other laboratory professionals help to diagnose patients' biopsies. This behind-the-scenes look into the University of Michigan Department of Pathology shows how tissue is prepared to be viewed under a microscope and what pathologists are looking for in order to determine a diagnosis.

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Breast Density: A Personal Biomarker of Cancer
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Diminishing fear and inspiring curiosity – using medical transparency to educate on breast health.

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Biomarker-based Companion Diagnostics Are Enabling Precision Oncology
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Clinical trials are underway to examine the efficacy of various immune checkpoint inhibitor molecules, for the treatment of cancer. Watch this video to learn about the companion diagnostics that are enabling the identification of patients who could benefit from these treatments.

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