oncology

Endoscopic robotic system used for treating cancer

Endoscopic robotic system used for treating cancer

Researchers have developed an robotic system to enhance the safety and efficacy of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for the treatment of gastrointestinal cancer.

3D printed hydrogels to be used in cancer immunotherapy

3D printed hydrogels to be used in cancer immunotherapy

The new 3D hydrogels provide high rates of cell proliferation, as they mimic lymph nodes, where T-cells reproduce in vivo.

Using bioprinting and computer modeling to examine cancer spread

Using bioprinting and computer modeling to examine cancer spread

Scientists have paired 3D-printed, living human brain vasculature with advanced computational flow simulations to better understand tumor cell attachment to blood vessels.

Mouth and throat cancer: Robotic surgery may improve outcomes

Mouth and throat cancer: Robotic surgery may improve outcomes

Robotic surgery for patients with early stage, oropharyngeal squamous cell cancer is associated with improved health outcomes, including better long-term survival.

AI predicts breast cancer risk factors

AI predicts breast cancer risk factors

Researchers report innovative use of machine learning to help understand the interplay of genetic and other breast cancer risk factors.

Chatbot ‘Gene' to help with hereditary cancer

Chatbot ‘Gene' to help with hereditary cancer

Myriad Genetics, Inc. announced a new collaboration with OptraHEALTH to implement a cognitive chatbot named Gene to provide genetic and financial assistance information to prospective patients.

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