FDA Gives a Nod to Pill Camera that Screens for Colon Cancer

Feb 04, 2014


U.S. regulators have approved a tiny camera to help screen patients for colon cancer. The ingestible pill camera from Given Imaging is designed to help doctors spot polyps and other early signs of colon cancer. The FDA cleared the device Monday for patients who have had trouble with the cringe-inducing colonoscopy, which involves a tiny camera embedded in a four-foot long, flexible tube. Read the full story