MAR 23, 2015 08:37 AM PDT
Tumors grown in dishes could help customize cancer treatment
POSTED BY: Judy O'Rourke
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Researchers are using laser light to probe tiny samples of tumors to gauge their metabolic activity when dosed with a variety of cancer drugs. Their goal is to pinpoint the most effective drugs for patients on an individual basis by growing and scanning pieces of their tumor in the lab before they begin chemo. [Source: Reuters]

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