Web Date: October 15, 2010
SpectroPen Pinpoints Lingering Tumor Tissue
To combat solid tumors, doctors often rely on surgery along with chemotherapy and radiation treatments. But more than 40% of patients leave the operating room with cancer cells still lingering in their bodies. Now a team of biomedical engineers and surgeons have developed a new spectroscopic pen-shaped device to help surgeons completely excise tumors (Anal. Chem., DOI: . . .
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