Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Russian Scientists Develop Unique System for Cancer Diagnostics
25.09.2013 00:19
Russian Scientists Develop Unique System for Cancer Diagnostics

Specialists of the Vector virology and biotechnology state research center are going to lunch production of a unique cancer diagnostics system.

      The Vector centre is currently conducting system tests.

      As its director Alexander Sergeyev says, the new development is a system for diagnostics of oncologic diseases at their initial stage and so will make it possible to early identify the location of a cancer tumor and remove it avoiding its metastasis over tissues and organs.

      The test system works as follows: blood sample is drawn from the patient, put into test tubes, and then PCR-based diagnostics is carried out and changes in genes are found to determine the tumor type begins, the press center of the Koltsovo science town explains.

      “It was known earlier that particular genes are related to tumor occurrence, but there was no awareness of the link between “changes in a gene or in genes and tumor type”. Now we know precisely where to look for a small tumor nub. If we find a cancer marker, we immediately define that it is, for example, lung cancer. So, we scan only the lungs instead of the entire body” - the press center explains the novelty of the Vector method.

      According to the director of Vector, providing that there are necessary assets (20 to 30 million rubles) the system will be put into production in 2 years.


Sources: http://ria56.ru 


Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Cancer Diagnostics Healthare   

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

"Digital Economy" Program will be Supported by Russian Universities
07.07.2020
Mefloquine Ability to Fight Coronavirus Preliminary Tested
27.04.2020
RDIF: Sputnik V is Effective against New Mutations of Coronavirus
21.12.2020
Sber has Developed an Algorithm for Detecting COVID-19 by Cough
13.01.2021
Coursera Named Russians the Best Specialists in Programming and Data Science
17.07.2020



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share


TAGS:
Russian tourism  Uzdunrobita  Gorky Park  Russian oil and gas producers  Derzhavin Memorial Estate  Russian people  Doll Exhibition  money transfer  Recipes  Russian Cinema  Dan Petrescu  international cooperation  St. Petersburg  Yekaterinburg Fifa 2018  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Moscow  Censorship  Stage  Vologda  Boris Babochkin  Dobrolet  Russian writers  South Stream  Grand Slam  Odessa  Russian Music Instruments  Tyumen Oblast  Festivals in Moscow  Maker Faire Moscow  buy Russian designers  Baskunchak  Regional Cuisines  Irkutsk Region  New Year  Russian coal mines  Russian business  Partition of Russia  Nikolay Pozdeyev  Russian Animation  Omsk  Exhibitions in Moscow  Aquariums  Russian television  Alexander Lebedev  Russian Arts and Crafts  Boris Grebenshchikov  Russian regions  Kaliningrad  Kizhi  travel to Russia 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites