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The approach could allow doctors to more accurately and more easily identify which patients are free from cancer after radiation treatment.

Using a technology called optical stretching, investigators found that they could distinguish oral cancer cells from normal cells based on how soft or deformable they were.

Because of a statistical error in a recent study, the firm reduced test performance numbers, but it noted that the revised numbers are still far better than standard histopathology.

Under the terms of the deal, MDxHealth and QUT will evaluate and develop the test, which will evaluate abnormal DNA methylation changes.