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Laser-based tool tells normal tissue from tumors

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A new laser tool can microscopically distinguish between normal and cancerous brain tissue in real time. It doesn’t miss cells that could trigger new tumor growth, so it could make brain cancer surgery much more effective. The approach, called SRS (stimulated Raman scattering) microscopy, was developed and tested by a multidisciplinary team of chemists, neurosurgeons, pathologists and others affiliated with the University of Michigan Medical School and Harvard University. This is the first time SRS microscopy has been used in a living organism to see tumor margins – the...Read full article

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