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Bubbles used to find cancer cells

09 Nov 2009 15:36:46

Bubbles used to find cancer cells

A new technique using tiny bubbles to detect cancer has been developed by clinicians at a hospital in Kent.Fifty-four patients were tested in the "microbubble" study at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust. The results, which were published in the British Journal of Surgery, suggested that breast cancer patients could avoid repeat surgery. Dr Ali Sever, consultant radiologist, who led the study, said the tests transform the way they treat patients. He said: "This is a world first. The t.... read more


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