Changing the way medical conditions are diagnosed...

Whether it's through medical imaging systems or biological markers. Companies in Yokneam are changing the way medical conditions are being diagnosed.

The disposable camera capsules developed in Yokneam by Given Imaging have already spared more than 1.5 million people from having to undergo invasive endoscopic procedures. Patients simply swallow a disposable pill-sized camera that enables their physician to visualize the small bowel, esophagus and colon to monitor and diagnose disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. With over 100 million people diagnosed each year, gastrointestinal (GI) disorders are one of the most common complaints made to physicians worldwide and the gastrointestinal endoscopy devices market is expected to reach $6.6 billion in 2017 and $11 billion in 2023.

Companies like Biosense Webster (part of Johnson&Johnson), Pixcell Medical and RealView Imaging are developing new imaging technologies that will enable earlier and more effective treatment of a whole range of diseases.

Personalizing treatment for different types of cancer makes sense medically, but it requires specialized clinical research. CureWize is making that happen for treatment of cancers common in children, adolescents and young adults.