Articles by Arlene Paredes
- Surgical Innovation: Brain Cancer Cells Glow with New Drug
September 22 2011 6:26 AM
A drug that makes brain cancer cells glow during surgery is being used for the first time in Australia, ABC Melbourne reports. The drug is given to the patient in a drink three to four hours before surgery, accumulating in the cells of the tumour which then glow under the blue light of an operating microscope.