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  1. Fluorescence method could help detect ovarian tumors better during surgery

    Online Articles

    Thu, 30 Jun 2016

    collaborators developed a tumor -specific fluorescent ..... to remove additional tumors in ovarian cancer patients ..... improve visualization of tumors during surgery. "In our study, using a tumor -specific fluorescent ..... signal was detected in tumors in real time during a

  2. Tumors fluoresce before turning deadly

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 May 2010

    developed novel imaging agents able to light up tumors before they turn deadly, monitor a tumor 's transition from premalignancy to aggressive ..... during cancer progression in virtually all solid tumors and is an attractive target for molecular imaging

  1. Light-activated nanoparticles zap brain tumors

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 Feb 2011

    nanoshell treatment for glioma tumors had no signs of cancer more ..... colleagues tested mice with abdominal tumors of human glioma cells. The ..... nanoparticles to accumulate in the tumors . A laser of near-infrared light ..... tissue – was shined at the tumor for three minutes. The nanoshells

  2. Novel post-op patch delivers drug, gene, and light therapy to tumor sites

    Online Articles

    Wed, 3 Aug 2016

    their way to the target tumor . So, the researchers ..... can be used to treat tumors locally. This is particularly ..... can treat not only the tumor itself but any cells ..... therapy designed to shrink tumors prior to their resection ..... was not applied after tumor removal, the cancer

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

    Online Articles

    Wed, 4 Feb 2009

    liver and then the tumor , demonstrating the ..... light beamed into tumors with targeted nanospheres ..... 7.9 percent of tumors treated with untargeted ..... glucose to monitor tumor activity by observing ..... lights up" the tumor for positron emission ..... PET) imaging. Tumors treated with targeted

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

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 17 Jul 2013

    and neuroendocrine tumors including human prostate ..... as a basis for in vivo tumor targeting. Bombesin ..... positive CA20948 pancreatic tumor xenograft, results showed ..... of Cytate in CA20948 tumors (see Fig. 5). 2 FIGURE ..... distribution in CA20948 tumor -bearing rat at (a

  5. American Brain Tumor Association accepting research award applications

    Online Articles

    Fri, 29 Aug 2008

    Grants to exceptional young brain tumor researchers in the United States ..... today's most prominent brain tumor researchers and specialists ..... an ultimate cure for brain tumors ." The Basic Research Fellowships ..... scientists conducting basic brain tumor research. Medical doctors

  6. NIR light-activated nanoparticles can precisely target and treat tumors

    Online Articles

    Mon, 18 Jul 2016

    potentially target and ablate tumors with greater precision. Related ..... the inability to ablate larger tumor volumes because the light stops ..... generate heat, and ablate a tumor . Once it reaches the desired ablation ..... move deeper into more areas of tumor and repeat the treatment process

  7. Photodynamic therapy, driven by software, treats internal tumors

    Online Articles

    Wed, 15 Feb 2012

    to treat internal tumors . Previously, intermal tumors could not receive PDT ..... information about the tumor , which they then send ..... SpectraCure. "The entire tumor must be removed, while ..... also works for internal tumors , and in the spring

  8. Femtosecond laser technology destroys cancerous tumors noninvasively

    Online Articles

    Tue, 24 Jul 2012

    and noninvasively destroys cancerous tumors . Their technology has the potential ..... specific region to find and acutely map a tumor . “Using ultra-short light pulses gives ..... difficulties in treating brain cancer and tumors . And it has the promise of application

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