Cancer Detection

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 […]

Exact Sciences’ Stock is Soaring – Here’s Why

In a recent article, we talked about how the mythical “cure for cancer” doesn’t actually exist. There is no one-size-fits-all cure for the over 100 types of cancer out there, not to mention the advances being made in cancer genomics that show just how many unique variations of cancer there are. Everyone’s cancer is unique, and the […]

The Biggest Liquid Biopsy Company Files for IPO

We’re not sure about other countries out there, but here in ‘Murica “curing cancer” is kind of a big deal. Everyone seems to think that there’s some magical potion that cures cancer. Some people think the “cure for cancer” is being hidden by “big pharma” so they can make billions of dollars on cancer treatments. […]

6 CRISPR Applications from Healthcare Startups

One question we’re often asked at Nanalyze is what emerging technology do we think will be most disruptive in the long term. The short answer: All of them. Otherwise, we wouldn’t be devoting long hours at the laptop between trips to the local dispensary writing about all of this amazing progress. Artificial intelligence, as we’ve […]

Personalized Cancer Care with FoundationOne CDx

The term “cure for cancer” is misleading as it implies there is one single problem that needs to be solved in order to eradicate all cancers. This couldn’t be further from the truth. There are 5 main cancer groups which are further subdivided into more than 200 different types of cancer. There won’t be a single […]

A Cancer Genetics IPO From Accelerated Pharma

When we talk about cancer genetics, there are a lot of directions we can take so we need to define this broad topic. Firstly, it’s important to understand that cancer itself is a genetic disorder. What happens with cancer is that certain genetic mutations cause cells to start replicating uncontrollably resulting in tumors. How do […]

Angle – A Liquid Biopsy Stock on Sale After Brexit

Everyone’s probably had a chance to digest the recent black swan event which saw Britain leave the EU and while that may have rocked world markets, it also makes UK assets more affordable due to the falling pound. We’ve talked before about liquid biopsy cancer tests which are essentially just ways to detect cancer in blood […]

Investing in CTC Testing with Biocept

In previous articles, we discussed such companies as Apocell and Raindance Technologies that are developing blood tests that can detect cancer by looking for circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the blood. These tests could be used in the initial prognosis of cancer as well as frequently throughout treatment, for example, to see how well a […]

nanoString’s lackluster IPO

One of the companies posted by a user in the Nanalyze forums in 2003 was Illlumina (NASDAQ:ILMN), a company involved in genetic analysis solutions. If you had invested $1000 in Illumina at the time of this user’s post, you would have $42,220 today. While most people have heard the term nanotechnology, fewer people are familiar […]