Iran builds breast cancer detector robot

June 28th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS  

Tehran, June 28 (IANS) Iranian scientists have built a robot that can detect breast cancer tumours, the ISNA news agency reported.

The robot has been developed by the Amir Kabir University, also known as Tehran Polytechnic.

It can be used for three-dimensional detection of breast cancer tumours.

The robot is able to differentiate between malignant and benign cancer with 95 percent accuracy.

Scientists said it does not impose any damage to the patient.

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