Researchers advance technique to detect ovarian cancer

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12/06/2017 02:18 PM EST

technique that uses fluorescent nanotube-based probes to locate specific tumors in the body

Researchers refine and run the first in vivo tests that use fluorescent nanotube-based probes to locate specific tumors in the body. The ability to pinpoint them with submillimeter accuracy could improve early detection and treatment of ovarian cancer.

Full story at http://news.rice.edu/2017/11/30/researchers-advance-technique-to-detect-ovarian-cancer-2/

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Rice University

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