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Novel IR imaging offers rapid and reliable analysis of cancer tissues
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum have deployed a novel infrared (IR) microscope with quantum cascade lasers in order to analyze tissue samples taken during routine clinical procedures... 2 days
Simplifying skin disease diagnosis with topical nanotechnology
PHYS.ORG In a new SLAS Technology auto-commentary, two authors of an article recently published in Nature Biomedical Engineering share more insight into their unique method for skin disease diagnosis using NanoFlare nanotechnology. In particular, the... 2 days
UTA bioengineering professor successfully patents new cancer trap
NEWS MEDICAL The University of Texas at Arlington has successfully patented in Europe an implantable medical device that attracts and kills circulating cancer cells that was invented by a faculty member. This cancer trap... 6 days
Smart technology helps improve outcomes for patients with head and neck cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A federally funded, randomized clinical trial of 357 people receiving radiation for head and neck cancer, using mobile and sensor technology to remotely monitor... 3 days
Study identifies new biomarker for early lung cancer diagnosis
NEWS MEDICAL High levels of cytoskeleton-associated protein 4 (CKAP4) have been identified in the blood of patients with lung cancer. 2 weeks
New method generates detailed 3D images of the body's cancer cells
NEWS MEDICAL Making tumor cells glow: Medical physicists at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) have developed a new method that can generate detailed three-dimensional images of the body's... 5 days
Use of mobile and sensor technology lowers symptom severity for people with head and neck cancer
SCIENCE DAILY A randomized clinical trial of 357 people receiving radiation for head and neck cancer, using mobile... 2 days
New microfluidic device captures tumor-specific EVs to guide cancer diagnosis and treatment
NEWS MEDICAL Precision cancer treatment relies on obtaining molecular information about the tumor to guide effective treatment decisions. 2 weeks
Scientists develop integrated system for early diagnosis of diseases using wearable monitors
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from the Wolfson Faculty of Chemical Engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed an integrated system for early diagnosis of diseases... 4 days
3D images of cancer cells in the body
SCIENCE DAILY Making tumor cells glow: medical physicists have developed a new method that can generate detailed three-dimensional images of the body's interior. This can be used to more closely investigate the development of... 5 days
Upfront, comprehensive genetic testing in advanced lung cancer is cost-effective
SCIENCE DAILY An economic model comparing different types of genetic testing in metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) found that using next-generation sequencing (NGS) to test for all known lung cancer-related... 2 days
Maryland woman fired after cancer diagnosis awarded $113K
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Medical News Today: What could cause bone pain?
MNT People may feel aches or pains in their bones for a variety of reasons. Many people worry when they experience bone pain because it can be a sign of bone cancer. For... 3 days
3-D images of cancer cells in the body: Physicists present new method
PHYS.ORG Medical physicists at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) have developed a new method that can generate detailed three-dimensional images of the body's interior. These... 4 days
A way to prevent pancreatic cancer from spreading post-surgery?
SCIENCE DAILY New research suggests a strategy for lowering the odds of metastasis following successful pancreatic cancer surgery: The post-operative period, suggests a researcher, 'offers a window during which efforts might be... 2 days
Study offers novel solution to suppress metastatic spread of deadly breast cancer
NEWS MEDICAL USC researchers have pinpointed a remedy to thwart a protein that helps the metastatic spread of breast cancer, a leading cause of death for... 2 days
Tracing the footprints of a tumor: Genomic 'scars' allow cancer profiling
SCIENCE DAILY Mutations driving cancer development leave behind specific 'scars,' so-called mutational signatures, in the genome. In principle, they allow for profiling of the cancer type and its... 2 weeks
Banks don't want to be weakest link in blockchain revolution
PHYS.ORG Blockchain, the cutting-edge technology behind virtual currencies like bitcoin, has the potential to play a disruptive role in the global finance sector, experts say, as banking behemoths seek... 2 weeks
Researchers identify technology to prevent false positives in CT-based lung cancer screening
NEWS MEDICAL A team of researchers including investigators from Mayo Clinic has identified a technology to address the problem of false positives in CT-based lung cancer... 4 days
Automated bone scan index offers accurate, speedy prognostic information about prostate cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A software tool to automatically calculate how extensively bones have been infiltrated by prostate cancer is both accurate and speedy, capturing key prognostic information... 3 days
Princeton researchers create and share detailed maps of over thousand neurons
NEWS MEDICAL With the help of a quarter-million video game players, Princeton researchers have created and shared detailed maps of more than 1,000 neurons -- and they're just... 2 days
Better equipped in the fight against lung cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Lung cancer is the third most common type of cancer in Germany and the disease affects both men and women. However, immunotherapies are successful in only 20 percent of cases. Researchers have... 6 days
Method to overcome false positives in CT imaging for lung cancer
SCIENCE DAILY A team of researchers has identified a technology to address the problem of false positives in CT-based lung cancer screening. 4 days
KTU researchers are developing mathematical methods to diagnose breast cancer
NEWS MEDICAL The team of researchers at Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania are developing mathematical methods which could help diagnose breast cancer. 5 days
Deadly cancers show early, detectable differences from benign tumors
SCIENCE DAILY Do metastatic cancer tumors 'break bad' or are they 'born bad'? Researchers found that in the colorectal tumors they examined, invasive cancers are born to be bad, and this tendency... 6 days
Metal-based probes for detection of dopamine receptors, a cancer biomarker
PHYS.ORG A team at Hong Kong Baptist University has developed the world's first iridium(III)-based probes for imaging dopamine receptors in living cells. The discovery has enhanced the understanding of... 5 days
Cancer scientists confirm oligometastasis hypothesis
NEWS MEDICAL In 1995, two University of Chicago-based cancer specialists suggested there was an intermediate state -; somewhere between curable localized cancers and lethal widespread disease -; for patients with metastatic cancer. 2 weeks
New insights regarding challenges in rare disease diagnosis, drug approval, and patient access
NEWS MEDICAL Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR, announced today the publication of a series of articles offering important insight regarding the... 3 days
Huntsman Cancer Institute opens Cancer Population Sciences and Huntsman Center for HOPE
NEWS MEDICAL Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U) today announced the opening of the Cancer Population Sciences and Huntsman Center... 2 weeks
Study gives insight into how signals enter cancer cells and drive aggressive growth
NEWS MEDICAL The outside of a cancer cell is bombarded by signals. They come from the immune system, supporting tissues and other structures. But... 6 days
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