News tagged with endoscopy

Tool to detect early-stage tumours

An optical-fibre sensor that will help detect and diagnose cancers early is being developed by researchers at Swinburne University of Technology. Cancer remains a leading cause of death worldwide, with half of the nation's ...

dateDec 10, 2012 in Engineering
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Breaking through the glass ceiling in the operating room

While interviewing for postgraduate residency positions soon after giving birth to her third child, Dr. Sharona Ross recalls, she was very hesitant to bring up her infant and two small children at home. She thought it would ...

dateFeb 16, 2010 in Other
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Larynx cancer treatment saves patients' voices

( -- Jerry Young had had a routine endoscopy and assumed that the hoarseness that appeared in his voice was an after-effect of that exam. “If it doesn’t go away in a couple of weeks, make an appointment ...

dateMar 28, 2011 in Cancer
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