Can Early Breast Cancer-Detection Be Painless, Low-Cost, and Radiation-Free?
... I am sitting at the kitchen table in my Brooklyn apartment with Matthew Campisi, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at NYU [Tandon School of Engineering]. Goateed and genial, Campisi has stopped by to give me a demo of iBreastExam, a handheld breast-cancer-scanning device that he and fellow med-tech entrepreneur Mihir Shah began developing in 2009 as part of their UE LifeSciences health care start-up. “This is it,” he announces, removing the innocuous-looking pink-and-white appliance from a brown leather box.