848 Results for

gastro-esophageal cancer

Video

Car rally takes cancer fight to the outback

Every year, Australia's S***box Rally sees our worst cars travelling across the desert to raise funds for cancer research. Team Rally the Future shows us their entry -- the Connected Car.

By May. 20, 2014

Article

Pee here to find out if you have cancer

An MIT team has developed a paper stick that could someday be used as an inexpensive and accurate way to detect a range of cancers. It holds particular promise for the developing world.

By Feb. 25, 2014

Article

To diagnose prostate cancer faster, scientists bring aboard engineers

Using computational modeling, a team of doctors and engineers are working together to create a quicker, less-expensive way to help diagnose prostate cancer.

By Feb. 24, 2014

Article

Radiation-free cancer scans may be on the horizon

It's been tested on only a handful of kids, but using MRI with a diagnostic dye to look for cancer may work just as well as using PET and CT scans.

By Feb. 20, 2014

Article

Scientists create 'highway of death' for cancer

Instead of relying on drugs to kill tumors, Georgia Tech researchers engineer artificial pathways to lure malignant cells to their death, using a "Pied Piper" approach to treating cancer.

By Feb. 17, 2014

Article

Ah, Vanity: Wrinkle videos trump cancer vids in getting teens to bust out the sunscreen

It may not be surprising that appealing to our vanity works better than a biology lecture, but the extent to which the approach increases sunscreen use is sizable.

By Feb. 13, 2014

Article

Mobile game speeds cancer research

Cancer Research UK has launched a mobile game for iOS and Android that crowdsources cancer research.

By Feb. 4, 2014

Article

New ultrasound tech could improve cancer detection

When it comes to detecting cancer, ultrasound is simply too low-res to compare with CT scans and MRIs. Up the resolution, though, and the less expensive, radiation-free alternative could become an ideal alternative.

By Jan. 31, 2014

Article

Scientists inch closer to blood test for pancreatic cancer

Without any screening tests, pancreatic cancer is rarely diagnosed early, and has become the fourth-leading cause of cancer deaths in the US. Steve Jobs died of it at the age of 56 in 2011.

By Jan. 22, 2014

Article

Scientists unveil world's first cancer-fighting nanobot

Scientists at the Chonnam National University in South Korea have developed a microscopic robot that can detect and treat cancer from inside the body.

By Dec. 17, 2013