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Tiny, maggot-like bot could kill hard-to-reach brain tumors

A light bulb goes off when a neurosurgeon sees plastic surgeons use sterile maggots to remove dead tissue.

By Sep. 6, 2013

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Photoacoustic device identifies cancer before tumors form

Researchers are using laser-induced ultrasound to provide much earlier detection of aggressive melanoma cancers, before tumors even have a chance to form.

By Jan. 6, 2012

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Study: No link between brain tumors, cell phones

Research on nearly 3 million Danish adults suggest that a decade of cell phone use does not increase the risk for at least some types of non-cancerous brain tumors.

By Jul. 14, 2011

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Do cell phones cause brain tumors? Debate rages

A Danish study says use of cell phones does not raise the risk of brain tumors. It immediately comes under fire from groups that say the danger is real.

By Oct. 21, 2011

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Shedding new light on tumors

A new material developed at the University of Virginia simplifies the imaging of low-oxygen regions of tumors associated with cancer aggressiveness.

By Aug. 13, 2009

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Once again: Do cell phones cause brain tumors?

A paper by a group of electromagnetic radiation activists says there's a "significant" risk of brain tumors from cell phone use, especially for children.

By Aug. 26, 2009

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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

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DNA analysis uncovers genetic errors behind 12 major cancers

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.

By Oct. 16, 2013

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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

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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