Purdue researchers create device to identify risks for breast cancer

Purdue University| Fri Sep 15 16:16:36 EDT 2017
Purdue researchers create device to identify risks for breast cancer

 Researchers at Purdue University are creating a device that they hope will help identify risk factors that cause breast cancer.

The device, known as risk-on-a-chip, is a small plastic case with several thin layers and an opening for a piece of paper where researchers can place a portion of tissue. This tiny environment produces risk factors for cancer and mimics what happens in a living organism.

“We want to be able to understand how cancer starts so that we can prevent it....

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