Medical science has come a long way from tribal shaman dispensing herbs and roots. Having already cured many diseases and conditions that were once a death sentence, medical researchers continue to strive to help us live longer and healthier lives. Great advances are being made in regrowing damaged organs, turning back our biological clocks, and the big one – finding a cure for cancer.

Pen-like tool detects cancer in seconds

​​Distinguishing cancerous tissue from healthy tissue is a chief concern when it comes to surgery. Researchers have now developed a pen-like device that could prove hugely valuable in this regard, working to identify cancerous tissue during surgery to boost the chances of a successful procedure.​

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