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Microendoscope could eliminate unneeded biopsies, human study shows.

In a clinical study of patients in the United States and China, researchers from Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine, the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and the National Cancer Institute found that a low-cost, portable, battery-powered microendoscope developed by the team could eventually eliminate the need for costly biopsies for many patients undergoing standard endoscopic screening for esophageal cancer. 

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