Oncology & Cancer

Prostate-imaging camera captures molecular detail to detect cancer

Getting a close look at the prostate is critical for detecting cancer, but its rather intimate positioning (just in front of the rectum) makes it difficult to image. Now, professor and chair of radiology Sanjiv "Sam" Gambhir, ...

Medical research

Your biopsy tissue could be helping important cancer research

If you've ever had a tumor removed or biopsy taken, you may have contributed to life-saving research. Though you probably won't have been told exactly what research your cells would be used for, tissue samples like these ...

Oncology & Cancer

A new way to stop cancer cells from killing their healthy neighbors

One of the reasons cancer cells are so robust against the body's natural defenses is that they are in fact human cells, and as such they have the innate machinery not only to trick the body's defense and maintenance systems, ...

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