Scorpion Venom Lights Up Brain Tumors, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Blaze Bioscience Inc. Reveals
Published: Dec 19, 2012
Despite the improvement in cancer screening and treatment, removing brain tumors has remained a dangerous skill. Being off by a single millimeter can drastically change the patient's quality of life and it is nearly impossible to determine if any damage was caused by the tumor itself or the surgery. What's more, cancerous tissue in the brain looks nearly exactly like healthy tissue.