ICYMI, September 20, 2019

Published on September 20, 2019

Updated on November 1, 2019

Feature story

Can Early Breast Cancer-Detection Be Painless, Low-Cost, and Radiation-Free? 

TUESDAY, September 17, 2019 (Vogue)—Miles away from the nearest imaging center and wearing a kimono instead of a medical gown, I am sitting at the kitchen table in my Brooklyn apartment with Matthew Campisi, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at NYU. 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.

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