Catching Cancer with Magnets

May 20, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
It's the cancer that killed President Barack Obama's mother. Ovarian cancer claimed the lives of 14 thousand U.S. women last year alone. Early diagnosis is their best chance of survival, but recurrence of the cancer can be deadly. Now, scientists are looking at a new way to stop ovarian cancer in its tracks by pulling it out of the body with magnets.