Can light reflectance spectroscopy improve surgical outcomes in real time?

Data from a new report in the Journal of Urology suggests that it may be possible to use a technique known as light reflectance spectroscopy to identify risk for positive surgical margins and extracapsular prostate cancer and therefore to increase the probability of eliminating any such cancer at the time of surgery. … READ MORE …

New tissue analyzer will probably need to do more

According to a report on the ScienceDaily web site this morning, a German company called Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft has developed a prototype of an analytic tissue processor that can reliably distinguish between benign and cancerous prostate tissue within 90 seconds. However, … … READ MORE …