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  1. CONFOCAL RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY: Raman-based in vivo system provides objective diagnosis of pre-cancer in real time


    Tue, 18 Mar 2014

    diagnostic system has proven clinically capable of real-time pre- cancer diagnosis during gastrointestinal endoscopy. 1 While conventional ..... spectroscopy system, which is able to objectively diagnose pre- cancer in real time. ( Image courtesy of the National University of

  2. Verisante launches rapid Raman spectroscopy system for cancer research, other markets


    Thu, 6 Feb 2014

    Cancer detection technology developer Verisante ..... spectroscopy system designed for skin and lung cancer detection and research, among other research ..... Biophotonics enables early and accurate cancer diagnosis The system, which can acquire

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


    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

  2. LED Medical Diagnostics, BC Cancer Agency, and Genome BC sign agreement to develop oral cancer test


    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

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


    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

  4. Photoacoustic device promising for routine breast cancer screening


    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

  5. PHOTOACOUSTICS/BREAST CANCER : Photoacoustic mammoscopy aims for safer, earlier breast cancer screening


    Mon, 18 Nov 2013

    imaging the breast, and hopes to detect cancer earlier than current methods. Instead ..... a 3D map of breast vasculature. Since cancer tumors have more blood vessels than the ..... technology could successfully image breast cancer in women. In future versions, the researchers

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


    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. Development of laser-printed biosensor for cancer screening garners $370K grant


    Tue, 19 Nov 2013

    that can be used to detect biomarkers in cancer patients and monitor response to their ..... conditions." The biomarkers for breast cancer have already been identified and validated ..... and diagnosis of conditions, including cancer and infectious diseases such as influenza

  8. Combo microscopy, spectroscopy approach detects ovarian cancer


    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