Tumors grown in dishes could help customize cancer treatment

ReutersPublished: March 23, 2015
Published: March 23, 2015

Researchers are using laser light to probe tiny samples of tumors to gauge their metabolic activity when dosed with a variety of cancer drugs. Their goal is to pinpoint the most effective drugs for patients on an individual basis by growing and scanning pieces of their tumor in the lab before they begin chemo. Ben Gruber reports. Credit to Reuters.

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