Stanford study highlights technique that allows for radiation-free detection of tumors
Researchers have developed a way to scan young cancer patients' bodies for tumors without exposing them to radiation, which could reduce their risk of developing secondary cancers.
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Among the research institutions NCI funds across the United States, it currently designates 68 as Cancer Centers. Largely based in research universities, these facilities are home to many of the NCI-supported scientists who conduct a wide range of intense, laboratory research into cancer’s origins and development. The Cancer Centers Program also focuses on trans-disciplinary research, including population science and clinical research. The centers’ research results are often at the forefront of studies in the cancer field.