A Pen That Detects Cancer

9 Dec

Removing a tumor is tough:

Surgeons may fail to get the entire cancer or may remove too much healthy tissue.

Pending clinical trials in 2018, the MasSpec Pen will allow  surgeons to analyze tissue mid-surgery, so all of the bad, and less of the good, is removed.

Source: AARP The Magazine / Real Possibilities  Fall Health Special 2017

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