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How to find hidden cancers? Doctors try glowing dyes

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It was an ordinary surgery to remove a tumor — until doctors turned off the lights and the patient's chest started to glow. A spot over his heart shined purplish pink. Another shimmered in a lung.

Doctors hunt for hidden cancers with glowing dyes

ABC27.com / News

Surgery has long been the best way to cure cancer, and if the disease comes back, it's usually because stray tumor cells were left behind or…

How to find hidden cancers? Doctors try glowing dyes

CTV News / Sports

Hidden cancers revealed by fluorescent dye is an advance that soon may transform how hundreds of thousands of operations are done each year.

Doctors using glowing dyes to help find hidden cancers

Newsday / Nation

Dyes are being tested to make cancer cells light up so doctors can cut them out and give patients a better shot at survival.

Doctors hunt for hidden cancers with glowing dyes

SFGate / News

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It was an ordinary surgery to remove a tumor — until doctors turned off the lights and the patient's chest started to glow. A spot over his heart shined purplish pink. Another shimmered in a lung.

Doctors using glowing dyes to find hidden cancer

Fox News / Health

Researchers at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania are testing fluorescent dyes that make cancer cells glow to make them easier for surgeons to find.

Doctors hunt for hidden cancers with glowing dyes

Daily American / News

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It was an ordinary surgery to remove a tumor — until doctors turned off the lights and the patient's chest started to glow. A spot over his heart shined purplish pink. Another shimmered in a lung.

Doctors hunt for hidden cancers with glowing dyes

Triblive.com / News

PHILADELPHIA — It was an ordinary surgery to remove a tumor — until doctors turned off the lights and the patient’s chest started to glow. ...

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Doctors hunt for hidden cancers with glowing dyes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It was an ordinary surgery to remove a tumor — until doctors turned off the lights and the patient's chest started to glow. A spot over his heart shined purplish pink. Another shimmered in a lung.