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A new technique is being developed to diagnose the spread of breast cancer. Currently, after a tumour has been removed, all of the lymph nodes under the arm are removed to check for spread of the cancer. However, a new technique whereby radioactivity is used to detect the main lymph node that the tumour would drain into and then only this node is removed for analysis.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by IC Wales
About: Simpler technique being developed to check for breast cancer spread
Date: 4 June 2004
Source: IC Wales
Author: Tom Whitehead
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