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Digital assistants tackle breast cancer

Students from Uganda have developed an app to help breast cancer screening. It features a glove that can be connected to a smartphone app to relay data from sensors.

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Digital assistance tackle breast cancer

The sensors search for suspicious lumps in breast tissue. The resulting images are stored in the app and sent on to specialists for a closer analysis if necessary. The screening tool is especially promising for women living in rural areas.

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