Video – Cancer detection as easy as popping a pill
Published on Mar 5, 2013
March 5 – Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston have developed a device they say will revolutionize the way doctors screen for esophageal cancer. The pill-sized scanner uses lasers to generate a 3D model of the esophagus with microscopic resolution, giving doctors the ability to check for pre-cancerous conditions without the need of a biopsy. Ben Gruber has more.