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March 14, 2017

Light scattering spectroscopy helps doctors identify early pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer has the lowest survival rate among all major cancers, largely because physicians lack diagnostic tools to detect the disease in its early, treatable stages. Now, a team of investigators has developed a promising new tool capable of distinguishing between harmless pancreatic cysts and those with malignant potential with an overall accuracy of 95 percent. Read more form Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.