Laser detects brain tumour cells during surgery

Posted in Medicine on 27th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Surgeons in London have used lasers to diagnose abnormal tissue during an operation to remove a brain tumor for the first time in Europe.

A pancreatic cancer urine test developed

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

A simple urine test that could detect pancreatic cancer much earlier than at present has been developed by scientists.

How to identify which cancer drugs work best for each patient

Posted in Hardware on 24th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

An implantable device could allow doctors to test cancer drugs in patients before prescribing chemotherapy.

Personal cancer vaccine research 'exciting' say experts

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Tailor-made cancer vaccines that target unique genetic errors in a patient's tumour have been developed in the US.

Pioneering surgery 'saves bowels' when removing polyps

Posted in Medicine on 16th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Pioneering surgeons have developed a technique to preserve the bowels when removing pre-cancerous growths.