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Ancon  Medical presents unique solutions for the healthcare industry, providing a pathway to early detection capabilities that can be critical for treating deadly illnesses like lung cancer, tuberculosis and others. Read latest news and articles related to healthcare industry.

November 7, 2017

Ancon Medical featured in Breakthrough Magazine

Ancon Medical’s Wesley Baker is featured within a five-page interview in “Breakthrough” magazine Autumn 2017 addition. This publication is aimed at exciting innovation in engineering

October 11, 2017

Ancon Joins the Aerosol Society in the UK

On 10 September 2017 Ancon became a corporate member of the Aerosol Society in the UK.

October 3, 2017

GE signs up to make Blue Earth cancer imaging agent

GE Healthcare has signed up to produce Blue Earth Diagnostics’ positron-emission tomography (PET) imaging product in the United Kingdom. The deal moves Blue Earth a step closer

May 31, 2017

Counting individual ions in the air by tagging them with particles

Published paper: Counting individual ions in the air by tagging them with particles. B. Gorbunov 20 May 2017 Chemical Physics 492 (2017) 1–4

April 27, 2017

Breath Biomarker-Based Technology for Launch

360dx.com : Ancon Medical moved one step closer to launching its disease biomarker identification technology after announcing that its NBT demonstrated higher sensitivity in detecting signs of disease than a conventional method.

April 25, 2017

Alzheimer’s Linked to Toxic Air Pollution

A recent study has linked Alzheimer’s disease to a particle found in air pollution. This is the first study to confirm that toxic magnetite particles found in air pollution have made their way into human brain tissue.

March 26, 2017

Nearly Two-Thirds of Cancers Are Due to Random DNA ‘Mistakes’

Cancer is caused by mistakes in DNA, and a new study finds that in most cancer cases, these mistakes are completely random; they’re not due

March 13, 2017

Lab Tests Confirm Power of Ancon Medical Technology to Find Disease ‘Fingerprints’ in Breath

A series of laboratory tests have verified the sensitivity and accuracy of the revolutionary health screening technology developed by Ancon that detects the signs of

Ancon Medical Offers Groundbreaking Disease Screening Technology in At-Home Test Kit

In what would be a breakthrough in the home health screening market, Ancon Medical, Inc. has developed its revolutionary disease screening technology for a home

January 18, 2017

Nanoparticle Exposure Can Awaken Dormant Viruses in the Lungs

Nanoparticles from combustion engines can activate viruses that are dormant in lung tissue cells. This is the result of a study by researchers of Helmholtz Zentrum München, which has now been published in the journal Particle and Fibre Toxicology.

December 19, 2016

Cancer burden in South Africa

Lung cancer, cervical cancer, and esophageal cancer are the three deadliest cancers in South Africa, accounting for more than 1,900 deaths last year only. Cancer caused over 8.7 million deaths globally in 2015.

April 20, 2016

Lung Cancer Risk From Silica Reviewed

For centuries, too much silica exposure such as when workers cut, grind, crush, or drill silica-containing materials (e.g. concrete, masonry, tile, and rock) has been known to cause lung disease (silicosis). Evidence linking silica to lung cancer is more recent.

February 18, 2016

Ancon Medical Researchers Determine Company’s Disease Screening Technology Could Detect Zika Virus

The rapid spread of the Zika virus is elevating concern across the globe and one issue facing health officials is the absence of a simple, quick process to detect the infection, raising the chances the disease could spread.

January 5, 2016

LifeScience Alley to Rebrand as the Medical Alley Association

MINNEAPOLIS – January 5, 2016 – Industry-leading state-based trade organization to be rebranded as the Medical Alley Association, reconnecting with its historic link to the

December 9, 2015

Molecular Diagnostics World Summit

We are pleased to confirm that Ancon’s Dr. Boris Gorbunov and Michael Burton are to present the topic of “Detection of lung cancer VOC biomarkers

November 26, 2015

Animation NBT Demonstration Movie

Here at Ancon Medical we have created an Animation movie to demonstrate how our technology could be used in the future for screening and diagnostics

September 7, 2015

Disease Screening Technology Adapted for Veterinary Medicine

Ancon Medical Inc. is adapting its innovative health screening technology for veterinary services, giving veterinarians who specialize in animal care an easy, quick, non-invasive method

May 6, 2015

Ancon at Med Tech Investment Conference

The Medtech Investing Conference is a gathering for the leading innovators and investors from around the nation of which Ancon Medical was part of. Attendance

April 21, 2015

Ancon Medical Disease Screening Device Shows Promise for Lyme Disease

Early Detection of Lyme Disease Possible with Ancon Medical Nanoparticle Biomarker Tagging Technology Device, Further Research. With summer returning, outdoor activities like camping and hiking

April 20, 2015

Minneapolis wins QMED best city to do business in with (19.74% of votes)

The Twin Cities have long been a leader in life sciences, going back to the days in the late 1950s when Medtronic founder Earl Bakken tinkered with pacemaker technology.

April 13, 2015

Ancon Medical Unveils Versatile, Portable NBT Disease Screening Device

Ancon Medical is unveiling a revolutionary new piece of medical instrumentation that, despite its compact size, can perform many of the same screening and detection

March 24, 2015

Ancon Medical Promises Big Potential for Disease Screening Devices

With more than 20 years of research and development of nanotechnology in the U.S. and around the world, the varied benefits of this remarkable technology

March 3, 2015

NBT Offers Early Screening for COPD Sufferers Like Leonard Nimoy

Legendary actor’s battle with deadly lung disease shows benefits of early screening for COPD. Leonard Nimoy was an inspiration to many science fiction fans across

February 19, 2015

Ancon Medical NBT Disease Screening Offers Benefits at All Levels

With its NBT technology, Ancon Medical can give healthcare providers a versatile disease screening device that delivers a wide range of features, including unmatched sensitivity, portability and fast results accessible to much wider range of the population.

January 17, 2015

Ancon Medicals Device Finds Disease from a Single Molecule

After 15 years of research and development by Ancon Medical on revolutionary disease screening technology, the Minnesota-based company has developed a cutting-edge medical device that

December 3, 2014

Ancon Medical’s NBT Early Detection Device Offers Key to Containing Ebola

As diseases like Ebola demonstrate how a virus can easily spread across communities, borders and oceans,researchers around the world are on a quest to develop

Ancon Medical’s New Device Makes Early Lung Cancer Detection Possible

November was Lung Cancer Awareness Month and healthcare advocates like the American Lung Association used the event to press for additional research, improved early detection,

November 29, 2014

Ancon Medical In Lung Cancer News Today

Ancon Medical, Inc., recently designed a non-invasive screening tool sensitive enough to detect lung cancer in its earliest stage, while costing significantly less than conventional

November 28, 2014

Ancon makes Times Square in NYC

Ancon Medical was featured 6 times in Time Square, New York city on the busiest shopping day of the year. Black Friday where thousands of

November 7, 2014

New Technology Aims to Make Ebola Virus Breath Test Possible

With medical and security professionals in the U.S. and across the world searching for a quick, portable and effective way to screen for the Ebola

April 20, 2014

Genes play a role in lung cancer

Tamika Sutherland knew something was wrong when the usual five-minute walk from work to her Meadowvale home took over 45 minutes one day. It was

January 20, 2014

Among women, Canadians lead the Western world in lung-cancer deaths

Canadian women have the highest rate of lung-cancer mortality in the developed world; at 47 per 100,000 population, that is almost double the average of

December 20, 2013

KSTP News – Lung Cancer Killing Non-Smokers in Minnesota

Non-smokers in Minnesota, like Gary Brausen, are asking people to check their perceptions of lung cancer. Lung cancer, according to The American Cancer Society, is

December 17, 2013

Next Steps in Addressing Air Pollution-Lung Cancer Connection

The news that the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) now deems outdoor air pollution as a cause of lung cancer has many in

December 16, 2013

Houston Methodist West Hospital launches lung cancer screening program

Coinciding with National Lung Cancer Awareness month, Houston Methodist West Hospital launched a community focused lung cancer screening program Nov. 20. More than 50 physicians

Lung cancer stigma hurts awareness, hampers research

November was Lung Cancer Awareness Month, but you’d never know it. Consumers aren’t bombarded by products in blue, the color designated by some to raise

December 12, 2013

Three week cough lung cancer campaign

Three week cough’ lung cancer campaign prompted at least 200,000 additional GP attendances, new figures suggest. A controversial lung cancer awareness campaign that achieved an

December 11, 2013

Lung Cancer Risk From Silica Reviewed

A new review outlines the health effects of silica, and calls for action to reduce illness and death from silica exposure at work. For centuries,

December 10, 2013

KSTP News – Lung Cancer Killing Non-Smokers in Minnesota

Non-smokers in Minnesota, like Gary Brausen, are asking people to check their perceptions of lung cancer. Lung cancer, according to The American Cancer Society, is

December 9, 2013

Diesel engines Not Good For Health

Diesel engines may be better for fuel economy, but not necessarily your health. A study by Environmental Health Perspectives has linked them to an estimated

KSLA 12 News Channel features Ancon Technologies

During the month of November KSLA 12 News featured Ancon Technologies and the breakthrough technology that is set to change the world of cancer detection.

MIT Biologists ID New Cancer Weakness

About half of all cancer patients have a mutation in a gene called p53, which allows tumors to survive and continue growing even after chemotherapy

KSLA 12 News Channel features Ancon Medical

During the month of November KSLA 12 News featured Ancon Medical inc. and the breakthrough technology that is set to change the world of cancer

Sky News claims Lung Cancer Detection Rate ‘Boosted’

A recent feature within Sky News claims that Lung Cancer Detection Rate is Boosted by public awareness through a television advertisement campaign. An advertising campaign

December 8, 2013

Lung cancer can be beaten by early detection

A recent article in the Daily Record (see here) discusses how Lung Cancer can be beaten by early detection. It’s a subject most people want

Lung cancer can be beaten by early detection

A recent article in the Daily Record (see here) discusses how Lung Cancer can be beaten by early detection. It’s a subject most people want

December 7, 2013

Among women, Canadians lead the Western world in lung-cancer deaths

Canadian women have the highest rate of lung-cancer mortality in the developed world; at 47 per 100,000 population, that is almost double the average of

December 6, 2013

News Medical Covers Ancon

Ancon Medical is covered by News Medical one of the leading news medical websites in the world today. News Medical stated: ” Ancon Medical, a company

December 5, 2013

New way to predict ovarian cancer survival

By counting the number of cancer-fighting immune cells inside tumours, scientists say they may have found a way to predict survival from ovarian cancer. By counting

December 2, 2013

Ancon Medical appears in Kent Online in UK

Dr. Boris Gorbunov of Ancon was recently interviewed by Kent Online and Kentish Gazette Newspaper in the UK over the new NBT technology. Article below:

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