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Ultrasound breast cancer imaging device created at the Karmanos Cancer Institute one step closer to FDA approval
Date:1/28/2013

nue the next round of clinical research for use in diagnostic breast imaging.

"SoftVue is another example of the exceptional cancer research and innovative technology created right here at the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit, and built in Michigan."   

More than $32 million in funding, including venture capital and other grants, helped turn SoftVue's technology into a commercial product – pending FDA clearance to market. The first round of venture capital funding included Michigan companies Arboretum Ventures, Altarum Institute, Beringea, LLC's InvestMichigan! Growth Capital Fund and North Coast Technology Investors. Other funding, past and present, was received from several private donors along with grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and the Michigan Economic Development Corp. Currently, the Karmanos Cancer Institute has the only commercial-grade SoftVue system in the world. 

How SoftVue Works

SoftVue uses ultrasound waves, rather than X-rays, which have the potential to aid in detecting early stages of breast cancer, even in women with dense breast tissue often not picked up by mammography.

The interaction of sound waves with cancerous tissue yields a unique signature that can be measured using the SoftVue technology. The SoftVue system collects information not often detected by conventional ultrasound imaging, resulting in a more accurate and complete image of the tissue characteristics.    

The SoftVue exam:

  • Takes about one minute per exam
  • Produces images for the radiologist in less than 15 minutes
  • Does not involve radiation or compression used in mammography – the current gold standard for breast cancer imaging, and 
  • Is a fraction of the cost of breast MRI
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