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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 February 24, 2014


Ultrasound could help diagnose prostate cancer

Researchers in Netherlands develop new technique involving the injection of contrast agent via microbubbles to find tumors and even determine how aggressive cancer is.

By December 8, 2010


Post-prostate erections? This laser tech may help

A fiber-based laser technology called BeamPath, commonly used to treat head and neck cancers, may reduce the risk of damaging the nerves necessary for erections in prostate cancer patients.

By August 5, 2010


Robot assisted prostate surgery? Uhh--you first.

Surgeons use a four armed robot to perform prostate surgery.

By March 31, 2007


Long-term study finds robot surgery safe

Robot-assisted surgery to remove cancerous prostates is most common treatment in U.S. for treating localized prostate cancer, study says.

By March 24, 2011


Lasers could help biotag cancer cells

A breakthrough laser technology can discriminate between cancerous prostate cells and healthy bodily fluids, and ultimately help predict when cancer will metastasize.

By September 21, 2011


Friday Poll: Would you go under the robotic knife?

A new study says robot surgery to remove cancerous prostate glands is safe in the long term. Would you let a robot operate on you?

By March 25, 2011


Stolen laptop contains cancer cure data

Distraught Oklahoma University researcher says her stolen MacBook contains years of valuable data on prostate cancer. And no, she didn't back up.

By January 13, 2011


'House' episode helps doctor diagnose rare cobalt poisoning

Yes, sometimes doctors use TV shows and Google in addition to textbooks and experience to sort out what's going on with their patients.

By February 7, 2014


Law firms seek victims of 'bad robot surgery'

Did your robot doctor mess up your insides? This lawsuit in the making sounds like a joke, but it's real.

By March 1, 2013