Breast cancer team wins global GE challenge, explores next steps

Published in uakron.edu on 06/18/2012.

The development of a safer breast implant that could actually help detect and destroy cancer cells is the focus of research at The University of Akron that won international recognition as one of the most exciting and innovative ideas in the battle against breast cancer.

Launched September 15, 2011, General Electric’s “Healthymagination Challenge” seeks to identify and bring to market ideas that advance breast cancer diagnostics. The competition generated more than 500 ideas from 40 countries and more than 200 academic institutions and researchers.

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