Improved Prostate Cancer Detection, Surgeries Possible With Novel Light Reflectance Technique

Improved Prostate Cancer Detection, Surgeries Possible With Novel Light Reflectance Technique
Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center in Dallas have determined that an emerging optical-based endoscopic technique called light reflectance spectroscopy can enable surgeons to rapidly and safely evaluate prostate tissue with 85 percent accuracy without excision to distinguish whether it is malignant or benign. The scientists’ discovery, which measures

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