A New Way to Screen for Cancer That’s as Easy as Swallowing a Pill

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have developed an innovative new way to capture microscopic images of the esophagus using a capsule-sized, light-based imaging
tool. This new method, which is currently being tested in clinical trials, could make it possible to screen millions of patients for precursors to esophageal cancer at a fraction of the current cost.

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