New technique could spot ‘invisible’ ovarian tumours during surgery | Cancer Research UK

A new imaging technique could help spot ovarian tumours during surgery that are not visible to the naked eye, according to researchers (link is external) from the Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands. “This new imaging technology holds promise for improving the amount of a tumour that a surgeon can see, potentially making surgery more precise” – Dr David Phelps, Cancer Research UK. The technique, which uses a fluorescent dye, could help surgeons spot and remove additional invisible tumours, or those that can’t be felt when examining the tissue, according to the study, published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research (link is external).

Source: New technique could spot ‘invisible’ ovarian tumours during surgery | Cancer Research UK

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