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"Smart Probe" For Breast Cancer Detects Malignant Tumors Instantly

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January 19, 2001
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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has partnered with San Jose-based BioLuminate, Inc. to develop "Smart Probe," a tool for earlier, more accurate breast cancer detection that removes no tissue and is expected to achieve accuracy levels comparable to surgical biopsies in detecting cancerous cells.

Livermore, CA — The pain and anxiety women experience undergoing breast cancer tests and awaiting the results may soon be lessened thanks to a new, minimally invasive diagnostic tool that can instantly detect cancerous tissue.


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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. ""Smart Probe" For Breast Cancer Detects Malignant Tumors Instantly." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/01/010111074302.htm (accessed April 23, 2014).

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