Tag: Margins

Is the Pen Mightier Than the Scalpel?

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Although a surgeon’s goal is to remove cancer in its entirety during excision surgery, achieving negative margins (absence of cancer cells at the outer edge of the excised tumor specimen) can be challenging. To facilitate intraoperative diagnosis, Zhang et al. from multiple institutions in Texas developed a handheld pen-like device that rapidly identifies the molecular profile of […]

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Could Whole-Mount Scanning of Breast Tissue Lead to Better Clinical Outcomes?

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recently came across this Q&A with Dr. Martin Yaffe in News Medical with sponsored content from Huron Digital Pathology (see below). Dr. Yaffe is a Professor of Medical Biophysics at the University of Toronto and a Senior Scientist at Sunnybrook Research Institute. He holds the Tory Family Chair in Cancer Research. Dr. Yaffe has been actively involved in research on […]

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