The $600 medical device that could help doctors detect throat cancer

A  doctor in the Duke Global Heatlh Institute wanted to help colleagues in Vietnam spot tumors earlier. With the help of Duke engineering students, he’s about to test a solution. In September, doctors at 30 hospitals in Vietnam will begin using experimental scopes to examine patients, putting the new design through the paces to see if it holds up to daily clinical use.

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