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New Laser-Based Tool Could Dramatically Improve the Accuracy of Brain Tumor Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School and Harvard University Study


9/5/2013 6:19:29 AM

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A new laser-based technology may make brain tumor surgery much more accurate, allowing surgeons to tell cancer tissue from normal brain at the microscopic level while they are operating, and avoid leaving behind cells that could spawn a new tumor. In a new paper, featured on the cover of the journal Science Translational Medicine, a team of University of Michigan Medical School and Harvard University researchers describes how the technique allows them to "see" the tiniest areas of tumor cells in brain tissue.

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