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New Technique Images Tumor Vessel Leakiness to Predict Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Outcome


February 2, 2009

breast tumor images Researchers have developed a technique for determining the "leakiness" of tumor blood vessels using a simple digital mammography unit. The quantification of "leakiness" is closely correlated to the ability of a chemotherapy agent to enter the tumor, allowing the researchers to predict the agent's therapeutic efficacy. Full Story

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