Scientists to develop pain-free device to detect oral cancer – Latest – News – The University of Sheffield

Scientists to develop pain-free device to detect oral cancer – Latest – News – The University of Sheffield

Scientists to develop pain-free device to detect oral cancer

£1 million in funding has been awarded to the partnership to develop a functional prototype of a new device that uses Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) technology for the early detection of cancerous lesions The number of cases of oral cancer in the UK has increased by 135 per cent in the past 20 years¹ A research collaboration has been awarded £1m in funding from SBRI Healthcare – an NHS England initiative – to test and develop a pain-free, non-invasive and instantaneous method to detect oral cancer.

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