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June 12, 2003

DIDN'T DR. MCCOY HAVE ONE OF THESE?

The device, which looks a little like the metal detectors used in airports, works because different types of body tissue resonated in different ways when exposed to a fluctuating frequency of microwaves given off by the device.

This resonance can be detected because it interferes with the signal.

Tumour tissue resonates at different frequencies to healthy tissue - so the presence of a cancer can be identified quickly.

But do you get a gold-lame mesh quilt at the hospital?