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  1. Fluorescence microscopy aids in melanoma development discovery

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    Mon, 10 Mar 2014

    contribute to the development of malignant melanoma —not only through direct alteration ..... processes in the surrounding tissue. Melanoma is particularly dangerous because it ..... Related: Photoacoustic device detects melanoma at the cellular level Related: Two

  2. Handheld photoacoustic microscopy device could enable deeper melanoma imaging

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    Tue, 12 Aug 2014

    patient and accurately measure how deep a melanoma tumor extends into the skin, providing ..... coauthors, explains that the thicker the melanoma tumor, the more likely it will spread and ..... penetration that's at least required for melanoma diagnosis, prognosis, or surgical planning

  1. First in-vivo active targeting of nanogold in tumors improves melanoma treatment 8x

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    Wed, 4 Feb 2009

    nanospheres did eight times more damage to melanoma tumors in mice than did the same nanospheres ..... implications of this approach are not limited to melanoma ," Li said. "It's also a proof of ..... Photothermal ablation has been explored for melanoma , but because it also hits healthy tissue

  2. Nanosecond lasers diagnose melanoma without tears

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    Thu, 1 May 2008

    skin. The ability to diagnose malignant melanoma without physical biopsies would negate ..... biopsies prove negative for malignant melanoma . A nondestructive diagnostic method ..... unnecessary pain and inconvenience. Melanoma is cancer of the melanocytes. A few

  3. Confocal microscopy method best identifies melanoma on head, neck

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    Wed, 7 Sep 2016

    A team of researchers identified lesions for which reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) performs better in terms of diagnostic accuracy.

  4. Flow cytometry analyzes cell population to predict cancer immunotherapy response

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    Tue, 16 Aug 2016

    of a subtype of white blood cells in melanoma tumors can predict whether or not patients ..... study. Though the study was done in melanoma patients, Rosenblum says that their findings ..... disease, and especially in late-stage melanoma . But only a fraction of patients respond

  5. 3D test eases skin cancer diagnosis

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    Tue, 18 May 2010

    have developed a 3D test for malignant melanoma that can identify problems not easily ..... texture of skin that occur in malignant melanoma . The team used a handheld, six-light ..... patterns recorded from known cases of melanoma , used to "train" the software. Preliminary

  6. Hyperspectral imaging system screens for skin cancer noninvasively

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    Thu, 1 Mar 2012

    Japan have developed an automated, noninvasive melanoma screening system that may eliminate the need ..... information about melanin and hemoglobin within the melanoma lesion. The team's melanoma discrimination index measures the variegation

  7. Michelson Diagnostics OCT scanner garners $955k investment

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    Tue, 13 Mar 2012

    tomography (OCT) scanners for non- melanoma skin cancer. Extending the 1.92M investment ..... technologydiagnoses and treats non- melanoma skin cancer noninvasively, enabling ..... noninvasive topical treatments for non- melanoma skin cancer currently in clinical development

  8. Handheld Raman microspectroscopy device distinguishes skin cancer from healthy tissue

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    Thu, 20 Nov 2008

    the viability of a portable, handheld device using Raman spectroscopy that may enhance the differential diagnosis of non- melanoma cancer lesions, inflamed scar tissue, and healthy skin in vivo. Recently published in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine , the

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