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  1. Imaging cytometry technology is focus of skin cancer research collaboration

    Online Articles

    Wed, 11 Nov 2015

    San Francisco (UCSF) and Phase Holographic Imaging (PHI; Lund, Sweden) are collaborating to accelerate ongoing skin cancer research using PHI's HoloMonitor M4 label-free holographic imaging cytometry technology. The program will focus on establishing

  2. LED Medical Diagnostics, BC Cancer Agency, and Genome BC sign agreement to develop oral cancer test

    Online Articles

    Wed, 15 Jan 2014

    Canada) has signed an agreement with the BC Cancer Agency and, in turn, Genome British Columbia ..... progression-risk assessment test for oral cancer . The test, the first of its kind for oral cancer , is based on a quantifiable genetic phenomenon

  1. Fluorescence microscopy helps explain how stiffness in breast tissue contributes to breast cancer

    Online Articles

    Wed, 18 Jun 2014

    tissues frequently involved in breast cancer . Dense mammary tissue has long been recognized ..... a strong indicator of risk for breast cancer ; until now, however, the significance ..... mammoscopy aims for safer, earlier breast cancer screening By isolating mechanical and

  2. Label-free microscopy method is promising for more accurate cancer diagnosis, prognosis

    Online Articles

    Fri, 6 Nov 2015

    greatly improve accuracy of treatment in cancer patients. Related: Quantitative approach ..... refractive index for cellular-level cancer detection While regular microscopes use one ..... date in this area has been on prostate cancer . Hassaan Majeed, a researcher in Popescu

  3. Water-soluble fluorescent probe shows potential for early cancer detection

    Online Articles

    Tue, 6 May 2014

    metabolic processes that are dysregulated in cancer cells . The discovery might lead to the ..... development of a method for early detection of cancer cells. Related: Unraveling the basis ..... report the PPi level could lead to improved cancer diagnostics because PPi plays a key role

  4. Optogenetics identifies receptor linked to cancer , expanding into drug discovery

    Online Articles

    Fri, 16 Oct 2015

    which has been linked to several forms of cancer . The researchers' work is promising ..... has the potential to treat many forms of cancer . (L-R) Postdoc à lvaro Inglés ..... identified a receptor linked to many forms of cancer . In the study, the researchers used

  5. CANCER TREATMENT/NANOTECHNOLOGY: Light-activated chemotherapy delivery limits side effects

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 19 May 2014

    cocktails affect healthy tissue in addition to cancer . The result is unwanted side effects ..... doses. 1 The work could not only improve cancer treatment, but also facilitate research ..... balloon to pop open and release the anti- cancer drugs directly at a tumor. ( Image courtesy

  6. Software in development may double cancer diagnosis certainty

    Online Articles

    Tue, 15 Jul 2014

    treatment options for patients who have cancer . The certainty of the diagnosis depends ..... at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Cancer Research (LBI-CR) and the VetMedUni ..... Biophotonics enables early and accurate cancer diagnosis In the study, the scientists

  7. Mayo Clinic launches next-gen sequencing cancer panel test

    Online Articles

    Thu, 1 May 2014

    Rochester, MN) has launched a new gene panel cancer test to help tailor chemotherapy to an individual ..... tumor. The test, Solid Tumor Targeted Cancer Gene Panel by Next-Generation Sequencing ..... generation and beyond "Every patient’s cancer is different, and oncology is moving

  8. CANCER DETECTION/FLUORESCENCE IMAGING: 'Smart beacons' target cancer tumors

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 17 Jul 2013

    A major challenge in optical screening of cancer is to locate tumors deep within organs. "Smart ..... instrumentation—meet such challenges for early cancer detection and help distinguish aggressive cancer from indolent disease. The key advantages

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