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The goal for a team of collaborative researchers with the Centre for Surgical Invention and Innovation (CSii) in Canada is to help speed the diagnosis of breast cancer. They are scheduled to enter an advanced platform into clinical trials this fall for use in the early diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.
 
IGAR manipulator and full breast intervention platform mounted on the patient support structure with a biopsy tool attached.
 
 
Image Credit: CSii and MDA
Artist rendering of IGAR performing a biopsy.
Dr. Mehran Anvari, chief executive officer and scientific director at the Centre for Surgical Invention and Innovation, with the Image-Guided Autonomous Robot (IGAR) manipulator.
 
Image Credit: The Hamilton Spectator
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