Singapore Researchers Say Confocal Raman Spectroscopy Allows Real-Time Cancer Decisions
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Researchers at the National University of Singapore said in vivo studies using Confocal Raman spectroscopy demonstrate that diagnosis of cancer in sensitive tissues can be carried out in real time. The technology, still in development phase, could diminish the need for biopsies and allow doctors to make decisions about removal on the spot.
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