New method may detect breast cancer

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The experimental technique may lower the number of women who must endure biopsies.

University of Connecticut researchers studied 178 women who underwent breast imaging that used infrared light.

Cancerous tissue absorbs more light than healthy tissue.

The procedure could help radiologists evaluate small to medium sized tumors that can be hard to detect without a biopsy.

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