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  1. Raman spectroscopy helps detect radiation damage in cells, tissues during cancer treatment

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 May 2016

    tissues from ionizing radiation used in cancer treatments, a team of researchers at ..... provides objective diagnosis of pre- cancer in real time The researchers, led by ..... accurately measure radiation treatments for cancer patients), apply Raman spectroscopy to

  2. OCT scanner visualizes vascular networks in melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer

    Online Articles

    Wed, 4 May 2016

    image the blood vessel networks grown by skin cancer , and showed that skin lesions could be differentiated ..... dermatologist's toolkit for the diagnosis of skin cancer and other conditions. A patient's skin cancer lesion is scanned with the VivoSight OCT scanner

  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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Multimodal imaging system for cancer detection is smaller and cheaper

    Online Articles

    Thu, 19 Jun 2014

    near-infrared (NIR) fluorescent imaging to detect marked cancer cells and visible light reflectance imaging to see the contours ..... inject fluorescent dyes into a patient to help them pinpoint cancer cells. The dyes converge onto the diseased cells, and when

  7. 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

  8. SPECTROSCOPY/ONCOLOGY/GYNECOLOGY: First-ever minimally invasive ovarian cancer screen is spectroscopy-based

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 May 2013

    subtle changes in cells that indicate cancer growth in a different area of the body ..... method for early detection of ovarian cancer in humans by examining not the ovaries ..... there is no reliable way to detect ovarian cancer at early stages. Partial wave spectroscopy

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