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Biodesix – A Lung Cancer Diagnostics Stock

One can’t help but wonder why the Americans are so worried about peanut allergies when 34 million of them use a product every day that slowly kills them. In the United States, cigarette smoking is linked to about 80% to 90% of lung cancer deaths. While we may not be able to pry someone’s cigarettes from their […]

Cheap Cannabinoids That May Cure Cancer

Mining our readership metrics to see what articles people enjoy reading is always insightful. Given that weed is legal in the Great White North, a fair number of our Canadian readers gravitate towards the cannabis articles. Since it’s been nearly three months since we’ve waxed any cannabis-related poetic, we feel like we’re letting down our […]

Grail – A Pure-Play Stock For Cancer Blood Testing

Wasn’t even 48 hours ago that we were commenting on how one of Illumina’s big venture bets – Grail – didn’t seem to be doing much. And here we are today, poring over their S-1 filing as the Illumina-backed venture has just filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO). Since we’re long Guardant (GH) given […]

A Pure-Play Stock for Investing in Cancer Genomics

Saint Steve Jobs once said that the biggest innovations of the twenty-first century will be at the intersection of biology and technology. Look no further than next-generation sequencing (NGS) which now lets us read DNA, and artificial intelligence algorithms that help us understand DNA. If we think of a DNA strand as a 1.5-gigabyte chunk of computer […]

7 AI Cancer Diagnostics Startups Digitizing Healthcare

The world seems more divided today than ever, whether we’re talking about politics or the questionable art form of twerking. However, there’s one thing we can all agree on: cancer sucks. Nearly 40% of us will receive the dreaded diagnosis at some point in our lives, according to the National Cancer Institute. That’s one reason […]

Simulating Cancer Cells Using Artificial Intelligence

Hoteliers in Hungary must be loving life right about now. In 2018, Hungary set a record of 31 million hotel nights booked by tourists. From obnoxious British stag do goers to snap-happy Chinese mainlanders, the streets of Budapest – that’s Hungary’s capital city for the geographically challenged – are chock full of people enjoying the “Paris of the […]

Nano Drug Delivery for Cancer, Dermatology, and Pain

They say good things come in small packages. Like Herve Villechaize, the French actor who played Tattoo on Fantasy Island. The idiom also applies to drugs. No, we’re not talking about the little envelope that Nick at work slips you in the breakroom every other Friday. This is about nano drug delivery – using nanoparticles […]

Early Detection of Breast Cancer Cures Breast Cancer

There’s an overused phrase that’s been thrown around for decades and has now lost its meaning – “the cure for cancer“. That’s because nobody can agree on what that actually means. On one side, you have people who suggest that a cure for cancer has existed all along, but big pharma keeps it under the sheets […]

Hereditary Cancer Tests from Color Genomics

It’s been a while since we’ve taken a look at the various “at home DNA tests” available from companies like 23andMe, Ancestry.com, and Family Tree DNA. What each of these DNA tests has in common is that they all offer ancestry testing so that you can see if you are related to anyone else that took the […]

An Introduction to Cancer Immunotherapy Treatments

Of all the things that your doctor could tell you that might be a cause for alarm, hearing that you have late-stage cancer is probably one of the worst. We’ve all heard people talk about a “cure for cancer” when in fact there is no one single cure. However things are starting to look up […]