‘Intelligent’ Surgical Knife Can Sniff Out Cancer Tissue

‘Intelligent’ Surgical Knife Can Sniff Out Cancer Tissue

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Surgeon in mask by wax115 via MorguefileScientists have created an “intelligent” surgical knife that can detect in seconds whether tissue being cut is cancerous, promising more effective and accurate surgery in future.

The device, built by researchers at London’s Imperial College, could allow doctors to cut back on additional operations to remove further pieces of cancerous tumors.

(READ the full story at Reuters)

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