HALLELUJAH! ISRAEL INVENTS NEW HOME-USE BREAST CANCER DETECTION DEVICE






The MonitHer device allows women to scan their breasts once a month in about 10 minutes. Software that combines artificial intelligence with the power of the cloud detects any potential problems.


it's always inspiring when the good guys win. That was certainly the feeling that swept the 5,000-person strong audience at the WeWork Creator Awards last week when Jerusalem-based MonitHer won the $360,000 grand prize. 


The company was founded by American immigrant to Israel, Yehudit Abrams, who honed her ultrasound expertise while doing a post-doc at NASA before moving to Israel.
MonitHer makes a handheld ultrasound system that women can use at home to regularly monitor for abnormalities in breast tissue.


The MonitHer device allows women to scan their breasts once a month in about 10 minutes. Software that combines artificial intelligence with the power of the cloud detects any potential problems. MonitHer increases the chances of early detection compared with monthly self-exams and can be done more frequently than annual mammograms.
Abrams hopes that MonitHer will change the way breast cancer is discovered and treated. "We are empowering women," Abrams says. "We are empowering the individual."
MonitHer wasn't the only winner at the Creator Awards. Second place (and $180,000) in the Business Venture category went to startup SensPD, which is developing a device and method to detect autism based on a physiological marker.
Third place went to TETHYS, which is working on technology to create low cost, modular and scalable water desalination plants powered by solar energy...
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https://www.israel21c.org/new-home-use-breast-cancer-detection-device-wins-creator-award/

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