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American Chemical Society

Cancer Surgery

Caption: A futuristic imaging technique could improve cancer surgery by revealing hidden anatomical details. Photo of a pig's hind leg viewed after injection with near-infrared contrast agents and imaging with near-infrared light to highlight lymph flow.

Credit: Credit: John V. Frangioni, M.D., Ph.D. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston.

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