New Handheld Device Will Be Able To Identify Skin Cancer


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Here's today's feel-good story:

A new device to painlessly check for skin cancer is being developed by researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology. This low-cost tool could cut the rate of unnecessary biopsies in half and give front-line doctors easy ways to help diagnose.

“We aren’t trying to get rid of biopsies,” said director of the Bio-Electromagnetics Laboratory at Stevens, Negar Tavassolian. “But we do want to give doctors additional tools and help them to make better decisions.”

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