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Visualization Software Helps Doctors Target Tumors in Lung Cancer Patients


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An Orlando company's software helps doctors visualize radiation treatment. Photo: Flickr Creative Commons

An Orlando company's software helps doctors visualize radiation treatment. Photo: Flickr Creative Commons

An Orlando-based startup is working on improving survival rates in lung cancer patients. SegAna uses visualization software designed by UCF and UCLA teams to help doctors target lung tumors with radiation.

It’s now looking at moving the software to the cloud, making it faster to use and more accessible to universities and hospitals.

The American Lung Association says that half of those with lung cancer die within a year of their diagnosis.

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Danielle Prieur grew up listening to her grandfather’s stories of swimming across the Detroit River from Canada and many other adventures. She’s been into storytelling ever since. She studied writing at the University of Michigan, and then taught high school writing and literature for four years before ... Read Full Bio »

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