Imaging combo improves breast cancer detection
This article was originally published in Clinica
A handheld imaging probe that combines ultrasound with an optical tomography technology could help differentiate early-stage breast cancer from non-cancerous lesions. So say US researchers who believe the noninvasive technique will also help reduce the number of unnecessary biopsies performed - up to 90% of women who undergo breast biopsy have a benign tumour.
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