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  1. Blood becomes a laser emitter for drug testing, cancer treatment

    Online Articles

    Mon, 5 Sep 2016

    Combining laser light with an FDA-approved green fluorescent dye can monitor cell structure and activity at the molecular level.

  2. Cancer Treatment /Photodynamic Therapy: Depth no barrier for tumor-targeting light therapy

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 5 May 2015

    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

  1. MICROSCOPY/CANCER TREATMENT : Nonlinear microscopy technique promises to reduce cancer surgeries

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 13 Nov 2014

    Nearly 40 percent of patients undergoing breast-conserving cancer surgery need subsequent surgery to remove tumor margins that are positive (cancerous) or close (suspicious).

  2. ONCOLOGY/CANCER TREATMENT : Study reveals potential of terahertz pulses to fight cancer

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 May 2013

    Terahertz (THz) photons don't have sufficient energy to break apart the bonds that bind DNA in a cell's nucleus.

  3. LASER SURGERY/CANCER TREATMENT : Real-time interactivity enhances interstitial brain tumor therapy

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 May 2010

    Laser interstitial thermal therapy (LITT) is a minimally invasive, low cost, and effective approach to neurosurgery.

  4. Monteris earns FDA approval of MRI-guided laser surgery tool for "inoperable" brain cancer treatment

    Online Articles

    Mon, 18 May 2009

    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

  5. Cancer conference

    Online Articles

    Wed, 1 Feb 2012

    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

  6. Concordia International photodynamic therapy laser treatment receives FDA approval

    Online Articles

    Wed, 20 Jul 2016

    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

  7. Novel post-op patch delivers drug, gene, and light therapy to tumor sites

    Online Articles

    Wed, 3 Aug 2016

    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

  8. Mayo Clinic opens lab in Florida focused on research for nanomedicine

    Online Articles

    Tue, 15 Mar 2016

    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

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