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  1. Confocal laser-scanning microscopy shows how wound healing influences cancer

    Online Articles

    Wed, 1 Jul 2015

    reveal how wound healing leads to skin cancer . Live imaging showed that neutrophils ..... inflammation and the development of skin cancer ," says European Molecular Biology Organization ..... associated inflammation and melanoma as the cancer took hold in the living fish. The cellular

  2. Shoebox-sized, inexpensive, and automated flow cytometer counts cancer cells in blood

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    Fri, 26 Jun 2015

    produce, no bigger than a shoebox, and automated for counting cancer cells . Related: Instrumentation advances add flexibility and quantitation ..... one in front of a laser spot detector. The light causes the cancer cells to which the dye has attached itself to fluoresce, enabling

  1. Laser ablation treatment for prostate cancer has few to no side effects

    Online Articles

    Tue, 16 Jun 2015

    laser ablation (destruction) of prostate cancer is 96% effective with no urinary or sexual ..... patients with low-to-moderate risk cancer who participated in the study, none experienced ..... Follow-up needle biopsies showed no cancer in 96% of the treated tumors. Focal

  2. 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

  3. Smartphone microscope can screen for signs of skin cancer

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    Fri, 19 Jun 2015

    microscope and uses a smartphone to monitor skin for signs of cancer . Related: Smartphone video microscope detects parasites in ..... smartphone microscope, which will help diagnose or prevent skin cancer . The company has developed two versions of MoleScope: a consumer

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

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    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

  5. 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 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. 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

  7. Nanodiamonds could enable real-time monitoring of cancer cell processes

    Online Articles

    Thu, 24 Oct 2013

    particles could offer a new way to detect cancer far earlier than previously thought ..... monitoring of biomolecular processes in living cancer cells, reports Commnet. Researchers involved ..... with fluorescent dye to target breast cancer The trouble is that previous solutions

  8. New microendoscope doubles sensitivity of esophageal cancer screenings

    Online Articles

    Thu, 4 Jun 2015

    standard endoscopic screening for esophageal cancer . Related: Tiny OCT endoscope could have big impact on esophageal cancer precursor Barrett's A clinical study involving ..... did not have high-grade precancer or cancer . The researchers found that the microendoscopic

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