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Laser Imaging ‘Bowl’ Tests For Breast Cancer

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AUTUM C. PYLANT, NEWS EDITOR, [email protected]

Lasers, photonics and ultrasounds are not the typical instruments used during a mammogram. But they could aid doctors in diagnosing breast cancer painlessly, almost effortlessly, and while the patient waits. European researchers from seven different countries are working to develop an imaging device made up of a comfortable hemispherical bowl lined with laser sources and ultrasound detectors. It has the potential to reduce the stages in diagnosing breast cancer to a single doctor’s appointment. An artist’s rendition of the PAMMOTH device that uses a hemispherical bowl...Read full article

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