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  1. Fluorescence microscopy software could yield faster breast cancer diagnosis

    Online Articles

    Wed, 26 Aug 2015

    software that could speed diagnosis of breast cancer with 90-percent accuracy and at the ..... say the software could improve breast cancer management, particularly in developing ..... microendoscope doubles sensitivity of esophageal cancer screenings Lead researcher Rebecca Richards

  2. UV light-activated nanocrystals can ID low concentrations of cancer cells

    Online Articles

    Tue, 25 Aug 2015

    medical imaging technologies to light up cancer cells . Related: NIR imaging system lights up cancer so surgeons can operate with precision Dr ..... agents on a tissue sample containing liver cancer cells held on a microscope slide. They found

  1. Laser Doppler technique detects skin cancer noninvasively

    Online Articles

    Fri, 21 Aug 2015

    University (England) and Pisa University (Italy) have developed a noninvasive technique that can accurately detect skin cancer without a biopsy. The technique uses a laser Doppler system to detect the subtle differences in blood flow beneath the skin

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Photoacoustic device promising for routine breast cancer screening

    Online Articles

    Thu, 24 Oct 2013

    routine screening can increase breast cancer survival by detecting the disease early ..... that may one day help to detect breast cancer early—when it is most treatable. Related ..... spectroscopy algorithm could better detect breast cancer If effective, the new device, dubbed

  7. 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

  8. 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

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