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'Painting' Keaton's tumor

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December 13, 2013
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Removing a brain tumor is one of the most challenging procedures a surgeon can perform. Now a new paint helps highlight exactly where the tumor is, giving patients a better chance at a full recovery.


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Lighting Up Brain Tumors

Lighting Up Brain Tumors

Ivanhoe (Sep. 12, 2013) One major problem surgeons face when trying to remove a brain tumor is not being able to find all of the tumor, to remove it. Now, doctors are able to light up the tumor and see them better than ever before.
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RAW VIDEO: Prince William Observes Cancer Surgery

RAW VIDEO: Prince William Observes Cancer Surgery

Reuters (Nov. 7, 2013) While visiting the Royal Marsden hospital in London, the Duke of Cambridge observed a breast reconstruction surgery on a female patient and the removal of a bladder tumor on a male patient. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Gene Tests for Prostate Cancer

Gene Tests for Prostate Cancer

AP (May 8, 2013) Treat or monitor? It's a difficult decision prostate cancer patients and doctors must make based on how aggressive they think a tumor might be. But new genetic tests could lessen the guessing game and spare some men the side effects of treatment.
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South Korea Develops World's First Cancer Treating Nanorobot

South Korea Develops World's First Cancer Treating Nanorobot

Reuters (Jan. 5, 2014) South Korean scientists say they have developed the world's first nanorobot that can selectively target and help treat cancer. The robot is guided through the body by genetically engineered bacteria to a tumor where it releases its cargo of cancer fighting drugs. Sharon Reich reports.
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