Bangalore, July 22, 2019: All hospitals in Bangalore Corporation will offer the Niramai non invasive breast health test. To start with free breast cancer screening for underprivileged women at all Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) hospitals will conducted by Niramai
These screening camps will be conducted at various BBMP hospitals offering Niramai’s AI-based early stage breast cancer detection technology. Thermalytix, their core technology of breast cancer screening can detect tumors 5 times smaller than what clinical exam can detect, is non-contact, painless and free of any radiation, apart from being low-cost, and universally accessible. Women younger than 40 can also undertake the screening, unlike current screening methods.
Thermalytix uses a high-resolution thermal sensing device and an analytics solution for analyzing thermal images. NIRAMAI’s solution has led to 9 granted US patents.
Says Dr. Geetha Manjunath, CEO & CTO, Niramai: “Our vision is to make breast cancer screening available and accessible to all women. We are honored that the Mayor of Bengaluru has supported our artificial intelligence based technology to be made available at BBMP hospitals across Bengaluru and we hope to conduct many more such screening camps.”
Recently Rotary Bangalore Palmville announced the launch of a mobile breast cancer screening center, The Pink Express, in association with Sakra World Hospital, powered by Niramai solution. The Pink Express will be used for conducting awareness and screening camps for the underprivileged across Karnataka and Tamilnadu.
One in twenty-five women is diagnosed with a breast abnormality during their lifetime. There's a good chance of recovery if it's detected in its early stages.
NIRAMAI: “Non-Invasive Risk Assessment with Machine Intelligence” means being free from illness in Sanskrit. NIRAMAI is a deep-tech startup offering a radiation-free, non-invasive, non-touch, breast cancer screening solution. The solution is portable, accurate, privacy-aware and can be used for women of all ages