TRIMIRA(TM) LLC to Introduce First-of-Its-Kind Device To Aid Dentists & Doctors in Detecting Oral Cancer
Growing at Alarming 11% Rate, Oral Cancer is Overlooked, Yet More Deadly Than Breast, Cervical, or Prostate Cancers
HOUSTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Without a truly effective and affordable device to aid in early detection, dentists, hygienists, and doctors have been fighting an uphill battle against a silent killer -- oral cancer, which has reached epidemic levels (11 percent annual growth rate) due in part to unsafe practices like oral sex.
Filling the Early-Detection Technology Vacuum
Houston-based TRIMIRA(TM) LLC is stepping into the technology breach with a next-generation cancer-screening device that will change the diagnostic landscape for doctors and dentists. The device will be unveiled at the 144th Midwinter Meeting of the Chicago Dental Society to be held at McCormick Place Thu.-Sun., Feb. 26-Mar. 1.
Called Identafi(TM) 3000, the new device consists of a three-wavelength optical illumination and visualization system housed in a small cordless handheld unit specifically designed for use by dentists, periodontists, oral surgeons, otolaryngologists, and primary-care physicians.
Identafi(TM) 3000 is unlike anything in the dental/doctor detection tool kit because it lets those on the front line of detection to catch early signs and stages of oral cancer and pre-cancer that are often missed by the naked eye -- which is currently the main (and ineffectual) means of early detection.
Identafi(TM) 3000 enables doctors and dentists to identify biochemical and morphological changes in the cells of the mouth, throat, tongue, and tonsils.
"As they work to accurately and immediately screen for both pre-cancer and cancer, the medical community has a crying
|SOURCE TRIMIRA(TM) LLC|
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