Cancer Detection

Why We No Longer Like Personalis Stock

As our tech investing methodology evolves, new rules help us better avoid risks and pitfalls by choosing companies that have proven their potential. Meaningful revenue of $10 million per year or more demonstrates traction, provided it’s not in the form of government grants. The larger the company, the more likely they’ll be able to raise […]

Guardant Health Stock: The Storm Before the Storm

Given today’s investor has such high expectations of growth it seems prudent to wait until after an earnings announcement before purchasing a stock. Likewise, checking in with a company right before earnings allows us to take an inventory of what’s happening prior to all the price action noise that typically takes place around earnings announcements. […]

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 […]

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 […]

8 Blood Tests for Cancer Being Developed by Startups

We all roll our eyes when the time comes to call our doctor’s office for our yearly physical and what is worse, most of us postpone it because we feel great. This phenomenon is so common that it is actually referred to as “patient delay”, and now there may be a very compelling reason to […]

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 […]