1. Revolutionary imaging device used to detect cancer - video

    Revolutionary imaging device used to detect cancer - video
    DOCTORS in Gloucestershire have developed a new weapon in the fight against cancer. The revolutionary handheld device uses infrared beams that pass through the body to detect cancerous tissue. It means tumours can be detected quickly and without the need for a painful biopsy. Optical coherence tomography has been developed by the world-leading oncology team at Cheltenham General and Gloucestershire Royal hospitals. Similar to echoes in ultrasound, the infrared beams reflect off cancerous tissue to provide a picture from inside a patient's body
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