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Furukawa Of Japan Co-Develops System To Find Tiny Breast Cancer Cells

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Japan's Furukawa has joined with a local university to develop an early diagnosis of breast cancer capable of finding tiny cancer cells. Furukawa and Tohoku University came up with a smaller version of a PET system that detects cells as small as a millimeter in diameter. The team behind the device expects to begin clinical trials next year, with a possibility of getting market approval in 2012 and an expectation of more than $25 million in sales. (Click here for more - a subscription may be required)



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