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Cancer-Sniffing Surgical Knife Could Improve Outcomes Options
Daemon
Posted: Sunday, July 21, 2013 12:00:00 AM
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Cancer-Sniffing Surgical Knife Could Improve Outcomes

A new electrosurgical knife that uses heat to cut through tissue and then almost instantly analyzes the smoke given off for signs of cancer could revolutionize the practice of oncological surgery. Removing cancerous growths is a difficult task, and cancer patients frequently end up needing a second operation to remove bits of tumor missed during the first. The knife's developers believe it will cut down on the length of cancer surgeries, improve accuracy in the operating room, and improve outcomes overall. More...
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