New Technology for Detecting Cancer Cells During Surgery

Jul 7, 2017 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; July 7) – Dr. Laura Selmic and Dr. Viktor Gruev are collaborating on a clinical trial to help detect cancerous cells in lymph nodes, which are an indication that the cancer may have spread beyond the original tumor in the dog’s head or neck. The surgeon will use  high-tech goggles to visualize cancer cells treated with radioactive tracers that cause them to glow blue.