Probing stomach cancer

Gastric cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-associated death in the world.

Zhiwei Huang and colleagues at the National University of Singapore and National University Hospital have developed a technique that could be used to distinguish between benign and malignant ulcers in the stomach.
The method employs an endoscopy probe that analyses tissue using Raman spectroscopy.

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Read Harriet Brewerton’s news article at Highlights in Chemical Biology or access the full article using the link below:

Raman endoscopy for in vivo differentiation between benign and malignant ulcers in the stomach
Mads Sylvest Bergholt, Wei Zheng, Kan Lin, Khek Yu Ho, Ming Teh, Khay Guan Yeoh, Jimmy Bok Yan So and Zhiwei Huang
Analyst, 2010, 135, 3162
DOI: 10.1039/c0an00336k

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