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Important online trade media outlet reports on collaboration agreement, then re-posted by AACC SmartBrief (February 27, 2018). Click to view: covers Preora agreement

Planet Innovation, a leading healthtech product design and commercialization company, today announced a partnership with Preora Healthcare. The companies will collaborate in the development and commercialization of Preora’s sample-preparation technologies, and its proprietary Partial Wave Spectroscopy (PWS) Nanocytology™ platform. (Feb. 22, 2018) Click to view

Announcement of new products and name change to Preora Healthcare coincides with initiation of Series A financing round. (Oct. 24, 2017) Click to view

Preora has received two prestigious recognitions that acknowledge the promise of its PWS NanoctyologyTM platform to make dramatic improvements in cancer survival rates. (Sept. 21, 2017) Click to view

New executive provides broad expertise commercializing medical device products. (Sept. 20, 2017) Click to view

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Lung surgeon points to poor air quality as reason for growing lung cancer rates among young Delhi, India residents. (The Guardian, Nov. 10, 2017) Click to view

Only about 2.5% of people at high risk for lung cancer are undergoing low-dose CT scans. The article highlights the expertise required to effectively use LDCT, reinforcing the need for a simpler, first-tier lung cancer screening test. (Sept. 14, 2017) Click to view

Preora Pres. & CEO John Hart expresses support and gratitude for PROPEL’s contributions to Chicago’s growing medtech startup community. (June 27, 2017) Click to view

According to the American Cancer Society, there has been a sharp increase of colorectal cancer in adults as young as their 20s and 30s (New York Times, March 16, 2017). Click to view

According to findings from American Cancer Society researchers, very few people who could benefit from lung cancer screening – mostly current and former smokers – are actually getting the tests.  (Feb. 2, 2017) Click to view.

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Video Presentations

Early Detection to Beat Cancer

Using commentary from Drs. Backman and Subramanian, and Preora Pres. & CEO Hart, Northwestern University produced this short video to explain how their new screening tests could reduce cancer deaths by ten fold.

Nanocytology: Breaking the Diffraction Barrier

In this Northwestern University video, Drs. Backman and Subramanian and Preora Pres. & CEO Hart briefly explain the science of biopics that led to the development of the PWS NanocytologyTM platform.

Overview of Dr. Backman’s NU Biophotonics Laboratory

This video served as the introduction to Dr. Backman’s presentation to the Milken Institute

Dr. Backman Addresses the Milken Institute

Watch the Preora chairman’s full presentation and video introduction

Early Cancer Detection: The Key to Saving Lives

Dr. Backman’s opening remarks at the Milken Institute highlighted the value of two-tiered cancer screening

Harnessing the Field Effect with PWS Nanocytology

In this excerpt from his Milken Institute presentation, Dr. Backman describes field carcinogenesis, and how Preora’s proprietary technology platform is able to use nanocytology to create cancer screening tests