Creating Biomedical Technologies to Improve Health


September 23, 2014

Dye offers hope for removal of all traces of tumors

A third of patients who undergo surgery to remove cancerous tumors end up with microscopic pieces left behind. These overlooked remnants can lead to the recurrence of cancer after what was thought to be a successful surgery. Two surgeons at the University of Pennsylvania have joined forces to try to solve this problem. Read more at

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