iKnife to revolutionise cancer surgery, 100% accurate

Experts believe the wand-like device, the first of its kind in the world, will revolutionise cancer treatment by removing uncertainty from surgery.

In an early study, the iKnife identified malignant tissue in cancer patients undergoing operations with 100% accuracy.

After more extensive trials it could be approved for general use in operating theatres within three years.

Surgery is often the best hope of a cancer cure, yet