According to the American Cancer Society

Public Health Relevance

Early detection of breast cancer is highly effective in lowering mortality-rates. MRI, which is safe in terms of no ionizing radiation, can be used at younger ages for early detection of cancer;however, the existing MR imaging methods are not highly specific in detecting malignant breast tumors. We propose developing a commercial system for imaging and quantifying tissue

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Small Business Innovation Research Grants (SBIR) - Phase II (R44)
Project #
4R44CA162870-02
Application #
8629864
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZRG1-SBIB-T (10))
Program Officer
Narayanan, Deepa
Project Start
2012-09-26
Project End
2015-03-31
Budget Start
2013-04-08
Budget End
2014-03-31
Support Year
2
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$505,012
Indirect Cost
Name
Diagnosoft, Inc.
Department
Type
DUNS #
179017871
City
Palo Alto
State
CA
Country
United States
Zip Code
94303
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