Glowing Tumor Dye to Identifies Cancerous Lymph Nodes

Surgeons are using a fluorescent dye that makes cancerous cells glow in hopes of identifying suspicious lymph nodes during head and neck cancer procedures. The study is among the first in the world to look at the effectiveness of intraoperative molecular imaging (IMI) of lymph nodes in patients with head and neck cancer. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)