MRI advances see inside tumor cells

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Today’s Magnetic Resonance Image scans can confirm the presence of a tumor. What they cannot do is tell doctors what is going on inside the tu...

Today’s Magnetic Resonance Image scans can confirm the presence of a tumor. What they cannot do is tell doctors what is going on inside the tumor. However, UCSF scientists recently developed new MRI technologies that will provide physicians with scans that can actually look inside the cells to reveal whether they are growing or dying, letting doctors know whether a particular treatment is working or not.

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