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Brain-penetrating particle attacks deadly tumors

( —Scientists have developed a new approach for treating a deadly brain cancer that strikes 15,000 in the United States annually and for which there is no effective long-term therapy. The researchers, from Yale ...

dateJul 02, 2013 in Bio & Medicine
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The nanomechanical signature of breast cancer

The texture of breast cancer tissue differs from that of healthy tissue. Using a cutting-edge tissue diagnostic device, a group of researchers in Basel, Switzerland, has determined one key difference: cancerous tissue is ...

dateFeb 01, 2013 in Bio & Medicine
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Breast cancer detection improved with image processing

Siemens researchers in Portugal hope to detect breast cancer more reliably in the future using a new statistical detection method. The digital image processing technique reveals tiny calcium deposits in the breast, which ...

dateNov 09, 2010 in Cancer
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Seeing melanoma (w/ Video)

Melanoma is one of the less common types of skin cancer but it accounts for the majority of the skin cancer deaths (about 75 percent).

dateAug 11, 2010 in Cancer
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Detecting tumors faster

( -- To diagnose cancer reliably, doctors usually conduct a biopsy including tissue ana-lysis ? which is a time-consuming process. A microscopic image sensor, fitted in an endoscope, is being developed for in ...

dateJun 04, 2010 in Cancer
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Brain cancer: Study focuses on forgotten cells

Glioblastoma is a guileful enemy. While most of the brain tumor can often be removed surgically, in virtually every case the tumor reappears. One reason for this is that sporadic, infiltrative tumor cells will remain in the ...

dateApr 13, 2010 in Cancer
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