Cancer Detection for Everyone

Ciobanu, Claudia
January 2011
Transitions Online;1/17/2011, p3
The article offers information on chemist Raluca van Staden who discovered a microsensor that could detect cancer from blood samples in only six minutes. It states that van Staden worked on the microsensor with two research assistants, a chemist and her husband Jacobus Frederick van Staden. It mentions that van Staden is expected to begin research into the use of the sensor for the detection of breast cancer and leukemia in cooperation with the Oncology Institute in Chisinau, Moldova in 2011.


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