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Glowing Tumors Help Surgeons Cut Out Brain Cancer

Posted December 22, 2016 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

The fluorescent dye technique, originally developed by surgeons at the Penn Center for Precision Surgery to treat lung cancer, illuminates brain tumors in real time during surgery. This helps physicians distinguish between healthy and cancerous tissue.


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Re: Glowing Tumors Help Surgeons Cut Out Brain Cancer

12/22/2016 5:24 PM

Was it a coincidence that this blog was posted right after the Chernobyl blog post?

But in all seriousness, anything that can help the outlook for cancer patients is always welcome.

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