Smart Knife Can Surgically Detect Cancer
Surgeons may have a new way to smoke out cancer.
An experimental surgical knife can help surgeons make sure they’ve removed all the cancerous tissue, doctors report. Surgeons typically use knives that heat tissue as they cut, producing a sharp-smelling smoke. The new knife analyzes the smoke and can instantly signal whether the tissue is cancerous or healthy.
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