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Glowing brain tumor trial begins

The tumour glows under UV light The idea of making brain cancers glow to help surgeons operate is being tested in the UK. Patients will be given a drug, 5-amino-levulinic acid (5-ALA), which causes a build-up of fluorescent chemicals in the┬átumor. More than 60 patients with glioblastoma will take part in the trial.The theory is… read more »