Dr. Ralph Weissleder and his colleagues at Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a miniaturized nuclear magnetic resonance scanner, or micro-NMR to effectively increase both the speed and accuracy of tumor diagnoses.

Prototype portable scanner provides fast, accurate cancer diagnosis

26/Feb/2011

Capable of diagnosing a tumor in less than an hour with more than 96 percent accuracy, the system is a huge improvement over the pathology process’ 74-84 percent accuracy rate.

Source: Mobile Magazine