Posts Tagged "MRI"

MRI Could Detect Cancer By Seeking Out Sugar, Reducing Need For Invasive Biopsies

Posted on May 12, 2015 in Cancer

Listen to what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the March 30th Medical Rewind Show. ************************************************* The technique could detect sugars in cancerous cells. Normal cells (left) have far more sugar attached to mucin proteins than do cancerous cells (right). (Xiaolei Song/Johns Hopkins Medicine) An amazing new MRI technique could detect sugar molecule in the outer membranes of cancerous cells, distinguishing them from non-cancerous ones and potentially replacing the need for biopsies. Today’s imaging tests can detect...

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