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Contact: Katherine Unger Baillie
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University of Pennsylvania

Glowing Lung Tumor

Caption: Viewed under infrared light, a tumor in a dog's lung glows green. The targeted dye ICG concentrates in cancerous tissues, allowing surgeons to tell normal tissue from tumor. The result may be a better surgical outcome.

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