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Japan Research Develops Biosensor To Detect Stomach Cancer

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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Japanese scientists say they have developed a biosensor small enough to allow a physician to detect a gastrointestinal cancer through an endoscope. The researchers said the sensor on the end of the scope could eliminate the need for tests of blood or tissue samples that take days or weeks to determine the presence of a disease. The biosensor developed by a team at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology detects the presence of a growth factor released by cancer cells to feed a tumor, emitting a light that can be seen in the endoscope. (Click here for more - a subscription may be required
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