Published on 10/02/2017
CREATING A VIRTUAL REALITY TUMOUR
IMAXT: imaging and molecular annotation of xenografts and tumors
To fully understand cancer, scientists need to know everything about a tumour – what types of cells are in it, how many there are, what they are doing and where they are located in the tumour. Having such a detailed picture of a tumour would allow scientists and doctors to develop new ways to diagnose and treat the disease, and new ways to stop it spreading and coming back.