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oncology

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Imaging technology captures tumor growth in real time

Researchers soon will unveil an imaging method that documents developing tumors at the molecular level.

By Sep. 17, 2013

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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

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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

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Children's cancer wing transformed into superhero ward

Kids receiving cancer treatments in Brazil get IV fluids inside superhero covers and read comic books showing Batman going through the same experience.

By Jun. 4, 2013

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Mayo Clinic unveils software that pinpoints risky lung nodules

Program called Computer-aided Nodule Assessment and Risk Yield, or Canary, provides noninvasive method to test for cancer.

By Apr. 8, 2013

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IBM's Watson to offer medical advice to doctors

Big Blue inks a deal with health insurer WellPoint that will let the latter use the technology behind the "Jeopardy"-playing computer to suggest patient diagnoses and treatments.

By Sep. 11, 2011

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Can IBM's Watson help cancer patients?

Watson's "Jeopardy"-winning AI skills will be put to use at a New York hospital to help diagnose and treat cancers.

By Mar. 22, 2012

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House calls go mobile via Online Care 6.0

American Well's newest platform enables mobile-device video chats with care providers and includes the ability to plug in and transmit data from medical devices.

By May. 1, 2012

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Tiny oxygen generators improve cancer treatments

Researchers at Purdue are implanting miniature devices in tumors to generate oxygen and boost the effects of both radiation and chemotherapy.

By Aug. 31, 2011

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Steve Jobs, family man beyond the public persona

Until his death, few of us knew much about Steve Jobs' home life--his wife, his kids. Jobs' biographer gives "60 Minutes" a rare look inside the family's photo album--an an iPad, of course.

By Oct. 23, 2011