NEW TOOL DEVELOPED FOR LESS INVASIVE PROSTATE CANCER TESTING



Article source: RNZ, Jesse Mulligan


A new tool is being developed at the Dodd-Walls Centre for Photonic and Quantum Technologies that can instantaneously detect whether tissue is cancerous or not.



This would be a vast improvement over the current method, which isn't all that accurate and - as any guy over 40 will tell you - is very invasive.


Dodd-Walls Centre principal investigator and senior research fellow at the University of Auckland physics department Dr Claude Aguergaray talks to Jesse.