• tumor
  • WEDNESDAY, July 17 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental surgical "knife" can accurately identify cancerous tissue as a surgeon cuts through it, creating the potential for shorter cancer surgeries that remove all traces of tumor , according to a study co-written by the device's developers. (medicinenet.com)
  • In rare cases, what initially appears as a fibroadenoma (hard, movable non-cancerous lump) could in fact be a phyllodes tumor. (wikipedia.org)
  • tissue
  • The Presidential Medical Unit has the satisfaction of communicating that the team at the Austral University Hospital informed that tissue studies ruled out the presence of cancerous cells in the thyroid glands, thus modifying the initial diagnosis," Scoccimarro said. (salon.com)
  • The "iKnife" uses electricity to cauterize surgical incisions as they are made, and then samples the resulting smoke to determine whether the tissue being cut is healthy or cancerous. (medicinenet.com)
  • The iKnife accurately identified cancerous and healthy tissue 97 percent of the time in recent human trials, according to the study published July 17 in the journal Science Translational Medicine . (medicinenet.com)
  • growth
  • (CNN) -- California Gov. Edmund G. 'Jerry' Brown Jr. had a cancerous growth removed from the right side of his nose, his office said Saturday. (cnn.com)