Friday, 18 May 2018

UBCO cancer breakthrough

Castanet reported on researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus who discovered a new way of using infrared light to monitor cancer progression during radiation treatment.

“Our goal was to identify a technique that can monitor a cancer’s sensitivity and response to radiation so that the dose can be adjusted to meet an individual patient’s needs,” said Andrew Jirasek, a physics professor and one of the study’s lead authors.

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