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Military technology used to diagnose breast cancer

Military technology has been used by British scientists to analyse breast tissue and grade the extent of the cancer if present. The accuracy of the grading is crucial as it determines what treatment the patient will receive. A trial has shown that the equipment tested over 3,000 tissue samples and accurately graded them.

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About: Military technology used to diagnose breast cancer

Date: 10 June 2004

Source: BBC News

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/3793517.stm

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