Study: New Endoscope Technology May Improve Cancerous Tumor Removal

March 30, 2012

Research presented at a meeting of the American Chemical Society provides evidence that new endoscope technology may help surgeons better remove cancerous tumors, according to a news release.

The technology — called Cerenkov Luminescence Endoscopy — combines endoscopy with the phenomenon responsible for the blue glow in the cooling water nuclear power reactor cores.