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New technique for seeing if all the cancer cells were removed

The problem with cancer surgery, or so we hear, is that it’s difficult for surgeons to know if they’ve removed all of a tumor, especially in late-stage cancers when the edges get indistinct.

But a new imaging technology developed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Center for Imaging Technology and Molecular Diagnostics in Boston is giving cutters visual cues on just where to aim their scalpels.

Via  popularscience

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