Early breast cancer detection
POC Medical Systems Inc. Recently unveiled a rapid and portable breast cancer screening test— Mammo-Alert™ based on its Pandora Cdx™ microfluidics-based platform. Present at the inauguration were Mrs Amruta Fadnavis, Dr Deepak Sawant, health minister, Prakash Mehta, housing department and Vidya Thakur, women and child development. This portable breast cancer screening test which runs on Pandora Cdx technology, uses a drop of blood to generate results in few minutes. It uses multiple cancer markers for higher accuracy. This will have a huge social impact enabling thousands of women in India to detect breast cancer in its early stage due to the product’s efficient, simple, accurate and significant affordability. POC’s disruptive technology will allow medical diagnostics to be available for common people, especially in villages and tier three and four cities. POC Medical Systems plans to launch Mammo-Alert in India by July 2017.