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  1. Fluorescence microscopy helps provide new insight into how cancer cells metastasize

    Online Articles

    Thu, 18 Aug 2016

    discovered an alternate theory on how some cancer cells metastasize—work that could lead ..... discovery A commonly held theory about how cancer spreads is that tumor cells break off from ..... addition to the prevailing theory about how cancer spreads—tumor cells also could spread

  2. Biophotonics: Photonics is key for Cancer Moonshot

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 11 Aug 2016

    President Joe Biden to lead a national effort to "end cancer as we know it." Focusing on the next five years, the goal of the Cancer Moonshot Task Force is to double the rate of progress in cancer research and treatment. That same day, the National

  1. Flow cytometry analyzes cell population to predict cancer immunotherapy response

    Online Articles

    Tue, 16 Aug 2016

    not patients will respond to a form of cancer immunotherapy known as checkpoint blockade ..... findings should apply to other types of cancer as well. The research team analyzed tumors ..... drugs, and they have led to remarkable cancer remissions, even in advanced metastatic

  2. Nanoparticles, NIR laser light combine to destroy cancer cells

    Online Articles

    Mon, 8 Aug 2016

    Cancer treatments based on laser irradiation of ..... the tumor are working and can destroy the cancer from within. Knowing this, researchers ..... Denmark) have developed a method that kills cancer cells using nanoparticles and lasers. The

  3. Guided Therapeutics ships four additional cervical cancer scanners to Bangladesh

    Online Articles

    Thu, 28 Jul 2016

    tissue to noninvasively diagnose cervical cancer —to Bangladesh for use in the country's cervical cancer screening program. This brings the total ..... there to 12. In Bangladesh, where cervical cancer is the leading cancer among women, the

  4. Photoacoustic imaging shows promise for monitoring prostate cancer noninvasively

    Online Articles

    Wed, 20 Jul 2016

    accurately viewing and monitoring prostate cancer . Read More at Mdtmag The BioOptics World ..... a dye attached to a specific prostate cancer marker (PSMA) reacted to the light waves ..... distinguish cells with and without the cancer marker. Related: Photoacoustic imaging

  5. 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

  6. Combo microscopy, spectroscopy approach detects ovarian cancer

    Online Articles

    Tue, 23 Apr 2013

    to detect the early presence of ovarian cancer in humans. Their screening approach is ..... themselves. Related: Optical innovations for cancer detection and treatment The research team conducted an ovarian cancer clinical study at NorthShore. Using partial

  7. England-based cancer imaging centers set to receive $56.2M in funding

    Online Articles

    Wed, 30 Oct 2013

    Cancer Research UK (London, England) and the Engineering ..... million) for five years to four separate cancer imaging research centers across the country ..... more about how tumors feed and grow, how cancer cells signal to one another, tumor blood

  8. 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