News tagged with breast imaging

Radioluminescence tells the story of single cells

With a new molecular imaging system powerful enough to peer down to 20-micrometer resolution, researchers can now use radioluminescence to examine the characteristics of single, unconnected cells. The result is a fascinating ...

Jun 09, 2014
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Watching the death throes of tumours

A clinical trial due to begin later this year will see scientists observing close up, in real time – and in patients – how tumours respond to new drugs.

Feb 26, 2015
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FDA approves high-tech breast imaging system

After more than a decade of development and data-gathering—including breast scans on nearly 700 women and 79 patents issued—the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a breast-cancer imaging system ...

Feb 04, 2015
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Calif. bill aimed at breast cancer worries docs

(AP) -- It took seven years of annual mammograms and a cancer diagnosis for Amy Colton to learn something her doctors had realized from the beginning: Her breast tissue is so dense that it could have masked ...

Sep 15, 2011
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Researchers train computer to evaluate breast cancer

Since 1928, the way breast cancer characteristics are evaluated and categorized has remained largely unchanged. It is done by hand, under a microscope. Pathologists examine the tumors visually and score them according to ...

Nov 09, 2011
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Grant to fuel baking soda cancer therapy research

A $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will enable University of Arizona biomedical engineering researchers to improve the way doctors measure the effectiveness of drinking baking soda to ...

Apr 02, 2012
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