Spherical nanoparticles could guide tumor removal

04/18/2012 | New Scientist

Stanford University researchers have developed spherical nanoparticles that can be used with MRI, photoacoustic imaging and Raman spectroscopy to accurately pinpoint brain tumors and aid in surgery. Researchers tested the three techniques in mice with brain tumors, according to the study published in Nature Medicine. The next step for researchers is to test the nanoparticles in people with colorectal cancer.

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