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Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

 

New Technology Improving Prostate Cancer Survival Rates With Earlier Detection

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Surviving prostate cancer usually depends on finding it early. Now, scientists say, new technology is improving survival rates. For years, doctors have used MRIs to identify suspicious parts of the prostate. Now, new medical software developed at University College London fuses MRI scans with ultrasound images to better pinpoint prostate cancer. ”What we’re doing is developing a better technology to enable a doctor or surgeon to do a better job,” David Hawkes, a medical software developer, said. Researchers say the “Smart Target” technology gives surgeons a clearRead More