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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. 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

  1. MICROSCOPY/CANCER TREATMENT: Nonlinear microscopy technique promises to reduce cancer surgeries

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 13 Nov 2014

    patients undergoing breast-conserving cancer surgery need subsequent surgery to remove ..... available nonlinear microscope able to image cancer -related morphological changes, such ..... to lung, thyroid, and head and neck cancer surgery assessments. 1. Y. K. Tao

  2. MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS/FLUORESCENCE: CMS to cover noninvasive colorectal cancer test

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 13 Nov 2014

    diagnostics tool for noninvasive colorectal cancer and precancer testing: Cologuard will ..... DNA and blood biomarkers. Colorectal cancer is highly treatable with early detection ..... people are not screened, and colorectal cancer remains the second-leading cancer killer

  3. Spectroscopy method measures cells to improve cancer drug development

    Online Articles

    Wed, 5 Nov 2014

    candidates and improve the results of personalized cancer care. Related: Optical innovations for cancer detection and treatment David Nolte, the ..... he says. "Our technology can measure a cancer tumor's response to cancer therapy, such

  4. Multimodal imaging system for cancer detection is smaller and cheaper

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    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. Cancer cells that lie deeper could be candidates for photodynamic therapy

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    Thu, 16 Oct 2014

    PDT) to effectively kill deep-set cancer cells in vivo with minimal damage to surrounding ..... current use of PDT to access deep-set cancer tumors. Related: SHG takes PDT to deep ..... singlet oxygen) that kills the malignant cancer cells while leaving most neighboring cells

  7. Water-soluble fluorescent probe shows potential for early cancer detection

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    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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