First Warning Systems

First Warning Systems secures $540,000 as the lead in to the company’s Series A...

The initial investment group is a syndicate of investors primarily from Singapore, as well as a major lead by Steven Welch, private investor based from Nevada.
An iPhone app can provide inexpensive melanoma screening

An iPhone app can provide inexpensive melanoma screening

A University of Houston professor created the app called DermoScreen that could provide inexpensive melanoma screening using the phone's camera.
Cancer operation streamed with Google Glass

Cancer operation streamed with Google Glass

Mr Shafi Ahmed, Colorectal Cancer Lead at Barts Health NHS Trust, used the Glass to broadcast the operation to 13,000 surgical students around the globe.
iDoc24

A study proves the effectiveness of iDoc24’s teledermoscopy technology

For the physicians, this study confirms that iDoc24 technology can streamline the triaging process, speeding the time to diagnosis and treatment for patients.
MobileOCT coloscope

MobileOCT turns to Indiegogo to fund its $400 coloscope

The coloscope was able to screen for cervical cancer using a smartphone and a special camera lens attachment, making the setting perfect for use in rural areas.
Instapeer app looking to tackle cancer isolation

Instapeer app looking to tackle cancer isolation

Non-profit organization Stupid Cancer is looking to crowdfund its Instapeer mobile app that will match up cancer patients for 1-to-1 peer counseling.
Atonarp secure $8M to further develop its cancer-detecting spectrometer

Atonarp secures $8M to further develop its cancer-detecting spectrometer

Tokyo-based company made a device that can analyze a user's breath to non-invasively detect early phase cancer; the round was led by Walden Riverwood Ventures.
My Breast Cancer Journey app

Willowglade Technologies launches My Breast Cancer Journey app

The app is made to help those battling breast cancer keep track of their tests, submit information to clinical trials, access medical literature and more.
DNA

Big data cancer platform maker COTA closes $3.7M of planned $7M Series A round

The new funds will be used to expand development of the COTA platform, and hire new people to help launch the company's first commercial product.
Scientist uses open-source techniques to turn bugs into patent-free drugs

Scientist uses open-source techniques to turn bugs into patent-free drugs

Isaac Yonemoto's Project Marilyn is looking to raise $75,000 to use a compound sequenced from microscopic bug cultures to treat cancer.