New screening tool

New screening tool

1. “OralScan”, an indigenously developed hand-held imaging device for screening, detection, and biopsy guidance of oral cancer, has been developed by a startup M/s Sascan Meditech Pvt Ltd.
2. State Health Minister K K Shailaja will launch OralScan at a function here on Wednesday i.e. October 28, 2020.
3. Proprietary software in the device assists the surgeon in taking a biopsy from the most appropriate site which is likely to confirm the diagnosis of malignancy.
4. The device will be marketed at a price of Rs 5.9 lakh. ‘OralScan’ has also undergone multicentric trials covering six hospitals across the country.

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