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  1. Light-activated, acid-producing molecule kills cancer cells

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    Fri, 12 Apr 2013

    Seeking a new way to destroy cancer cells , University of Central Florida ..... Belfield used) to work properly, cancer cells loaded with photosensitizers need ..... fatal reaction; however, most cancer cells lack oxygen. So scientists have

  2. Molecule locates and penetrates prostate cancer cells to enable imaging, therapy

    Article

    Tue, 7 Jul 2009

    that finds and penetrates prostate cancer cells , as well as imaging agents and ..... application, used to measure prostate cancer cells in blood samples, is already in ..... By being able to target only the cancer cells , we could eliminate toxic side

  1. Metastatic breast cancer cells observed for days at a time

    Article

    Sun, 16 Nov 2008

    method of viewing individual breast cancer cells for several days at a time. The ..... Center, provides detail on how cancer cells invade surrounding tissue and reach ..... longer and clearer window into how cancer cells move during the early stages of

  2. Fluorescent microscopy finds lung cancer cells in Biomoda study

    Article

    Sat, 15 Jan 2011

    launched a pilot clinical study of its CyPath diagnostic assay, which is based on a porphyrin compound that binds to cancer cells and fluoresces under specific frequencies of light. Participants in the pilot clinical study provide deep-lung sputum

  3. New fluorescing compound distinguishes viable breast cancer cells

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    Mon, 22 Dec 2008

    scientists to visualize viable breast cancer cells that have spread to the lungs in ..... found on the surface of some breast cancer cells , and it fluoresces only when taken ..... to detect specific types of live cancer cells in a mouse model of breast cancer

  4. Researchers use nanotechnology, biomolecules, and near-IR light to kill cancer cells

    Article

    Wed, 18 Jun 2008

    experts from UT Dallas are testing a new way to kill cancer cells selectively by attaching cancer-seeking antibodies ..... optimistic." The use of carbon nanotubes to destroy cancer cells with heat is being explored by several research groups

  5. Flow-through optical microscope detects rogue cancer cells

    Article

    Wed, 11 Jul 2012

    demonstrates real-time identification of rare breast cancer cells in blood with a record low false-positive rate of ..... radiation therapy. The results were obtained by mixing cancer cells grown in a laboratory with blood in various proportions

  6. Award-winning system fights treatment-resistant cancer cells

    Article

    Mon, 23 Jun 2008

    system that detects and treats cancer cells that are resistant to traditional ..... targets oxygen-deficient hypoxic cancer cells that have activated a gene known ..... current treatments. "These types of cancer cells pose a significant challenge in

  7. Quantum dots pinpoint 10X more biomarkers in cancer cells than before

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    Thu, 21 Mar 2013

    WA) has turned to quantum dots for color-coding cancer cells , which allow them to illuminate 100 biomarkers. The ..... examine its details. For example, if 99 percent of cancer cells in a person’s body respond to a treatment drug

  8. Northwestern team work to apply nanotechnology to fight against cancer cells

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    Thu, 12 Apr 2012

    positive outcomes when dealing with cancer cells . Since this initial research ..... nucleolin, a protein overexpressed in cancer cells and found on the cell surface ..... useful for eradicating any stray cancer cells in surrounding tissue. Copyright