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  • Surgical probe seeks out where cancer ends and healthy tissue begins

    Stephen Boppart, an Illinois engineering professor and a medical doctor, led a team that developed a tool to help surgeons determine the extent of cancerous tissue to remove.

    Stephen Boppart, an Illinois engineering professor and a medical doctor, led a team that developed a tool to help surgeons determine the extent of cancerous tissue to remove.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor’s notes: Editor's note: To reach Stephen Boppart, call 217-244-7479; email: boppart@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Real-time imaging of the resection bed using a handheld probe to reduce incidence of microscopic positive margins in cancer surgery” is available online.