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  1. 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

  2. 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

  1. 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

  2. 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

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

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    Thu, 1 May 2014

    Rochester, MN) has launched a new gene panel cancer test to help tailor chemotherapy to an ..... 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

  4. Flow cytometry able to follow a protein's travel inside cells for improved cancer therapy

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    Mon, 28 Apr 2014

    effectiveness of therapies for disease, including cancer . Related: Deep-tissue dysplasia detection ..... an important therapeutic approach for cancer treatment. The subcellular location of ..... out for high-content screening of cancer drugs ." Virginia Tech chemical engineer

  5. 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

  6. OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY: OCT developments address skin cancer diagnosis

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    Mon, 19 May 2014

    Recent developments in optical coherence tomography (OCT) address skin cancer diagnosis. MedLumics (Madrid, Spain) has launched a three-year initiative to translate research into new clinical applications

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

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    Wed, 30 Oct 2013

    Cancer Research UK (London, England) and the ..... 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

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    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

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