Endoscopic Ultrasound Research at Kettering University Helps to Identify Cancer

Published: Nov 20, 2012

FLINT, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kettering University Physicist Ronald Kumon, Ph.D., is conducting medical research related to diagnosing pancreatic cancer, specifically using endoscopic ultrasound to differentiate between chronic pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas) and pancreatic cancer. “The clinical problem is how to determine if the symptoms are cancer or a chronic condition,” said Kumon, an assistant professor of Physics at Kettering University.

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