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Researchers soon will unveil an imaging method that documents developing tumors at the molecular level.
New research out of Europe suggests that children who use cell phones are at no increased risk of developing brain tumors. But researchers still caution that more studies are needed.
Doctors had to keep Gavin Brooke, an 18-year-old from the United Kingdom, awake during a six-hour brain surgery. So he listened to his iPod.
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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.
Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis say it may someday be possible to perform a single test to screen for a wide range of cancer types.
A light bulb goes off when a neurosurgeon sees plastic surgeons use sterile maggots to remove dead tissue.
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.
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.
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.