S8: #076: Fighting Cancer Through Early Detection of Biomarkers
Is there a way to detect those cancers even before they form a cluster of cells large enough to be detected through a biopsy or scan?
What if we could enlist the power of our own immune system to create a sort of early-warning system that could alert us when cancerous cells are present. Well, the good news is that such a technology does exist, and it’s being used to detect cancer 4 years earlier, or sometimes even more, for a wide range of solid tumor types. And all it requires is a simple blood test.
With me to talk about it is Dr. Adam M. Hill, the CEO of a leading cancer detection company called Oncimmune. Adam is a both a Clinician and Mechanical Engineer, and has spent his career at the interface of industry, academia and health systems. Early in his career, he trained in surgery in the British Army and he helped a Formula One team become a developer of health technology. […read more...]
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