New imaging method could speed up breast cancer diagnosis

Stephen Boppart, Director, Imaging at Illinois; Abel Bliss Professor of Engineering

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created a new technology to track tumor development within human breast tissue, a study says.

The new system has the potential to speed up a normally lengthy process. A traditional cancer diagnosis takes a few days and requires tissue to be removed, dyed with chemicals and examined by a pathologist.

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