Ronald Kumon is seeking a better way to diagnose pancreatic cancer, but he’s a physicist, not a doctor.
A surgeon at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit is working with a NASA-funded medical consortium on using ultrasound to diagnose medical problems on deep space missions when astronauts may be months or years from a hospital. And as so often happens, the techniques developed for space appear to have applications on Earth.
Henry Ford Hospital was the first hospital world-wide to use a new, robotically controlled ultrasound probe to remove a cancerous tumor from a kidney.
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital announced that it has joined a naitonal clinical research study of Sunnyvale, Calif.-based U-Systems to evaluate whether digital mammography, when combined with the Somo-V Automated Breast Ultrasound System is more […]