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Combining laser light with an FDA-approved green fluorescent dye can monitor cell structure and activity at the molecular level.
metastatic tumors. A new approach targets previously inaccessible tissues by leveraging materials already approved for cancer treatment . Instead of applying light externally, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (WUSTL
Nearly 40 percent of patients undergoing breast-conserving cancer surgery need subsequent surgery to remove tumor margins that are positive (cancerous) or close (suspicious).
Terahertz (THz) photons don't have sufficient energy to break apart the bonds that bind DNA in a cell's nucleus.
Laser interstitial thermal therapy (LITT) is a minimally invasive, low cost, and effective approach to neurosurgery.
not good candidates for surgery or radiosurgery. Monteris is a medical device company focused on developing new cancer treatment technologies that improve clinical outcomes, quality of life, and the cost and complexity of care. The company
was discussed at a major conference at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Cancer experts from four major cancer treatment centres around the UK and the UEA's Professor David Russell, head of the School of Chemistry, presented their
International (Oakville, ON, Canada) has received FDA approval for its Photofrin 630 PDT laser, a light-based cancer treatment that combines a photosensitizing drug called Photofrin (porfimer sodium) with a specific type of light administered
assistant professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston, MA), who led the research. Currently, cancer treatment involves the use of systemic therapies such as chemotherapy drugs. But the lack of specificity of anticancer drugs
second-highest cancer burden in the nation. Related: Next-gen sequencing helps Mayo Clinic offer personalized cancer treatment Many materials change their properties at the atomic level, making nanoparticles potentially useful in delivering