Friday, December 09, 2005

Mobile Phone Detects Breast Cancer

I'm wondering if this is just a novelty. Does it have to be used with mobile phone, or can you have an separate device does the same thing. Is mobility really a necessity here?

From BreitBart Israeli mobile phone detects breast cancer

An Israeli psychologist has reportedly developed a radical new technology which would enable an ordinary mobile phone to diagnose breast cancer and various type of heart disease.

By installing new software and adding a basic infrared camera, a mobile phone could be transformed into a highly-effective diagnostic tool, offering far more accurate results than the self-checks many women do themselves, the Haaretz daily reported.

The infrared camera uses two techniques, both of which have proven effective in diagnosing breast cancer: one which analyzes temperature differences in different parts of the breast, while the other analyses oxygen flow to areas of the breast.


stage of breast cancer said...

I was searching through Blogger to see if I can find some information on stage of breast cancer. I stumbled on your blog, as this was not quite what I was looking for about stage of breast cancer. I did however read your blog and found it quite interesting, keep up the good work and hopefully I will visit it again.

Anonymous said...

» International Trial Of Novel Breast Cancer Drug
14/12/06 07:03 from Breast cancer blog from
A clinical trial of a new targeted breast cancer drug, led by
physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cancer
Center, has begun enrolling patients. The TEACH (Tykerb
Evaluation After CHemotherapy) trial will investigate ...

For useful content on breast cancer information,breast cancer current treatment: check
the url is