One of the biggest issues in modern cancer treatment is poor visualization—doctors and surgeons cannot fully see tumors during surgery and biopsy. MedTech Boston reports on new cancer technologies focused on improving visualization presented at the World Medical Innovation Forum.
It’s Sunday morning at MGH’s Richard B. Simches Research Center, where small groups sit huddled around laptops and empty coffee cups, bleary-eyed from a late night of working to address the public health threat that has dominated headlines for the past 3 months. MedTech Boston reports on the CAMTech and MGH Zika Hackathon.
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Fever Finder developed a simple and cost effective way for nurses in understaffed pediatric oncology wards to easily monitor patients for fevers, a common symptom of sepsis.
Smartphones already help manage chronic pain, facilitate meditation and even prescribe corrective lenses. But what if they could be used to diagnose cancer as well?
Integrating asynchronous methods with the traditional in-person model is “the way forward”