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  1. Cherenkov effect improves optical dosimetry for safer cancer therapy

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 Feb 2015

    at Dartmouth College's Norris Cotton Cancer Center (Lebanon, NH) have shown how ..... and used in optical dosimetry to make cancer therapies safer and more effective. The ..... further investigation at Norris Cotton Cancer Center to find other applications where

  2. Multispectral imaging method, gold nanotubes destroy cancer cells

    Online Articles

    Mon, 16 Feb 2015

    vehicles, and as agents for destroying cancer cells . In their study, they demonstrated ..... gold nanotubes in a mouse model of human cancer . Related: OCT plays important part in ..... removal remain a formidable challenge in cancer therapy ," explains Dr. Sunjie Ye, who

  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. 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

  3. 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

  4. Software in development may double cancer diagnosis certainty

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    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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

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