A new technique for detecting cancer by imaging the consumption of sugar with magnetic resonance imaging, could provide a safer and simpler alternative to standard radioactive techniques and enable radiologists to image tumours in greater detail.

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A new technique for detecting cancer by imaging the consumption of sugar with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been unveiled by UCL scientists.he researchers found that sensitising an MRI scanner to glucose uptake caused tumours to appear as bright images on MRI scans of mice.

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