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Robots join the fight against cancer | BBC


curated by | September 23, 2012
A medical snake robot to help treat cancer

Snake robots could be as minimally invasive as possible with today’s technology – they would use body orifices or local incisions as points of entry, says Rob Buckingham, managing director at OC Robotics, Bristol.

These highly maneuverable robots could complement a robotic surgical system that has been used for the past decade – the Da Vinci machine, developed by US company Intuitive Surgical.
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