Advanced Medical Devices Help the Fight Against Cancer

Advanced medical devices are helping modern medicine win the war against cancer. The MasSpec Pen, still in the experiential phase can tell a surgeon if a cell is cancerous or not within 10 seconds with a more than 90 percent accuracy rate. The pen delivers analyzes and detects the presence of potential cancer biomarkers identified as metabolites, including lipids, and proteins found in cancer cells.

Miniature Medicine Improves Health

The use of sensors to monitor vital signs and other data has improved health outcomes and provided patients and healthcare providers with critical new tools to monitor health. Now doctors and other healthcare providers can determine if a patient is taking their medications as prescribed thanks to a tiny ingestible sensor that transmits medication data to a patch and then to a smartphone. If the patients choose, that information can be shared.