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  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. Cancer , infectious diseases drive point-of-care sensor adoption, says Lux Research

    Online Articles

    Fri, 8 May 2015

    hospitals will first make an impact in cancer care and infectious diseases as rapid innovation ..... as the dominant imaging technology in cancer care as novel imaging modalities start ..... than those for infectious diseases and cancer , but potentially represent the largest

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Breath test that contains silicon microsensors can detect cancer

    Online Articles

    Fri, 24 Apr 2015

    can detect the presence of head and neck cancer in people's breath. The new device, equipped ..... state of health. The metabolism of cancer cells is different from that of healthy ..... can detect the presence of head and neck cancer in people's breath. Copyright: Alain

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