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The Canary Foundation Announces Its Fourth Annual Early Detection Symposium
Date:5/15/2008

With the mission to save lives, leading academic researchers, clinicians, and Canary Foundation partners converge at Stanford University to discuss

early cancer detection progress and research

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than half a million Americans die from cancer each year, and the best chance to reduce these numbers is through early detection and intervention. The Canary Foundation, the world's first nonprofit organization dedicated solely to the funding, discovery and development of tests for early cancer detection, will host its annual Early Detection Symposium from May 20-22, 2008 at the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. Close to 200 members of the extended Canary Foundation Network, including leading scientists, doctors, engineers, and computer scientists from academia and industry will meet and share their successes, challenges, and visions for the field of early detection of cancer.

This year alone, the American Cancer Society estimates that 1.4 million new cancer cases will be diagnosed in the United States. Identifying early stage cancers will save lives. Survival rates improve dramatically - up to 90 percent - when cancer is diagnosed early, but the gap in funding and research for late stage disease and early detection is wide. Today, less than 15 percent of research funding goes to early detection.

The Canary Foundation's goal is to deliver early detection tests for solid tumor cancers by 2015. Imagine a day when screening for cancer will become as common as tests for cholesterol. A simple blood test and then isolating the tumor with imaging will allow doctors to intervene early enough to dramatically increase the chance of a full recovery with minimal side effects.

Canary Foundation Early Detection Symposium

Covering topics from discovery to marketplace, the Symposium is focused on building strategies for the discovery
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