Surgical Technique Spots Cancer Invasion With Fluorescence, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Study

Published: Jan 14, 2013

One of the greatest challenges faced by cancer surgeons is to know exactly which tissue to remove, or not, while the patient is under anesthesia. A team of surgeons and scientists at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have developed a new technique that will allow surgeons to identify during surgery which lymph nodes are cancerous so that healthy tissue can be saved.

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