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Breast Cancer Screening Aid Cleared For Diagnostic Use

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January 31, 2000
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The war against breast cancer has a new weapon, thanks to an advanced sensor developed at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). The BioScan SystemTM is sensitive to temperature changes of less than .015 degree Celsius (.027 degree Fahrenheit) and has a speed of more than 200 frames per second. It causes no discomfort to the patient and uses no ionizing radiation.

The war against breast cancer has a new weapon, thanks to an advanced sensor developed at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).


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