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A robot could become the 'weapon' of choice for detecting and treating the most common cancer in men, improving results and reducing side effects.

Period4 Oct 2018 → 5 Oct 2018

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  • TitleResearchers and scientists from the University of Portsmouth have been developing a robot as the new ‘weapon of choice’ to detect and treat the most common cancer in men.
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletEngineering and Technology
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date5/10/18
    DescriptionThe £3.3m project, involving computer experts from the University of Portsmouth, has been described as a “potentially game-changing” way of improving the accuracy of prostate cancer biopsies and brachytherapy, a treatment for some forms of the disease.
    Producer/AuthorSiobhan Doyle
    URLhttps://eandt.theiet.org/content/articles/2018/10/scientists-developing-robot-to-help-detect-and-treat-prostate-cancer/
    PersonsAshraf Labib, Dylan Jones