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Method Shows Promise for Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer
August 1, 2007
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Optical technology developed by a Northwestern University biomedical engineer shown to be effective in the early detection of colon cancer, now appears promising for detecting pancreatic cancer. A team of Northwestern researchers and Evanston Northwestern Healthcare physicians found they could detect both early- and advanced-stage pancreatic cancer without touching or imaging the pancreas. Full Story
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