Columbia University in the City of New York, $5,000

Visual inspection with acetic acid in order to detect lesions is a common method of cervical cancer screening in low and middle-income countries. The number of cervical cancer related deaths is high (90% of the 310,000 cases) in these countries due to false diagnoses. Inconsistent lighting conditions and the subjectivity of diagnoses contribute to false identification. cerVIA is a tool with a speculum fitted camera that delivers high quality images of the ectocervix. A screening algorithm provides image analyzation to clinicians that achieves higher levels of diagnostic specificity.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. Read More

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.