The research we propose in SYSTEMCERV adopts a systems biology approach to address the need for specific biomarkers to aid objective CIN lesion grading, to identify true high grade cervical disease, and to increase the specificity and PPV of disease detection.
Cancer accounts for nearly one-quarter of deaths in the developed world, exceeded only by heart diseases. Early diagnosis through cancer screening programs is one of the key methods facilitated in cancer prevention as it has the:
Many common diseases currently require that samples be sent to remote labs for diagnosis. This is costly and takes time, increasing patient anxiety and delaying the start of treatment. MicroActive will make it feasible to carry out automatic, accurate diagnosis at the local doctor's office.