Sunday, July 01, 2018

Benefits for Humanity: Fighting Cancer from Space | International Space Station

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July 1, 2018: Robotic technology originally designed for the International Space Station is finding its way into healthcare by targeting breast cancer tumors. Dr. Mehran Anvari, chief executive officer at the Centre for Surgical Invention and Innovation (CSii), has developed a robotic procedure to provide MRI guided breast biopsies to women in remote areas through the use of telerobotic technology which was originally developed for robotics on the ISS.

Centre for Surgical Invention and Innovation (CSii)
http://www.csii.ca

This video was created in conjunction with the Canadian Space Agency.

Credit: NASA's Johnson Space Agency (JSC)
Duration: 4 minutes, 25 seconds
Release Date: July 1, 2018


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