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4 Oncology Biotechs to Meet and Watch

Posted On March 6, 2014 | by AllenCaron

Over the past year, a large number of new biotech companies have gone public. This surge  is a natural progression from the corporate retrenching and personnel reductions of the 2008 recession. Given the current healthcare environment, especially […]

$1,000 Milestone for Molecular Analysis

Posted On March 4, 2014 | by AllenCaron

In the world of molecular analysis, one long-term goal has been the creation of cost effective genome sequencing. A recent announcement from Illumina, Inc. (Nasdaq:ILMN), the world’s leading seller of gene sequencing machines, marks the near accomplishment […]

Domestic, International Small Cap Companies Work to Treat Cancer

Posted On November 12, 2013 | by AllenCaron

13% of all deaths worldwide are caused by cancer. When it comes to this disease, people are willing to try just about anything for a cure. People around the world are turning to treatments derived from things […]

The 10th anniversary of human genome sequencing recently passed, and with it, coverage of just how far we’ve come since then. Companies are getting closer and closer to cheap genome sequencing, including many small cap companies. When […]

New Tech Investment Options for Surgical Imaging

Posted On July 29, 2013 | by AllenCaron

Surgical imaging has long been a challenge for surgeons. Until about four years ago, patients undergoing surgery needed to be scanned post-procedure to ensure that the surgery was successful. However, intraoperative computed tomography (iCT) procedures now provide […]

Are You Ready for the New Genomics ‘Bubble?’

Posted On May 12, 2012 | by AllenCaron

Are you ready for another bubble? Not a real estate bubble, how about a “genomics bubble?” Yes, thanks in part to the much lower cost of genome sequencing, a crowded field of health care companies is vying to take […]

In 2007, 13% of all deaths worldwide were caused by cancer (7.9 million).  That same year, the overall cost of cancer in the US alone, including treatment and indirect costs such as loss of productivity in the […]

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