POSTS TAGGED AS breast cancer

AI Applied to Cancer

February 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Berg Researcher Processes Samples for Study
The US Defense Department is funding a big data study of breast cancer. The work [MORE]

Breast Cancer’s Tell-Tale Clue in Hair

December 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Anatomy of Human Hair
Can early breast cancer be diagnosed from a strand of hair? Researchers at the University of Utah [MORE]

Highly Accurate 3-D Printed Biopsy Robot

September 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printed Robot
Because the “Stormram 4,” a 3-D printed biopsy robot, is made of plastic, it can be used for [MORE]

Photoacoustic Imaging of Tumor Margins

July 25, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Breast Surgery
Because breast tissue has relatively high optical contrast, laser light can penetrate deeply to find tumor margins during surgery. [MORE]

Artificial Intelligence in Diagnosing Breast Cancer

July 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Intelligence
In a competition between automated, artificial intelligence scanners of breast tumor slides and human pathologists, the humans did somewhat [MORE]

Genetic Observations from DeCode Iceland

May 5, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Decode Genetics
St. Louis, MO has a population of about 320,000, as does Iceland. Based on DNA and genealogy studies of [MORE]

Optically Optimizing Anticancer Drugs

December 16, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanodevice to Improve Cancer Treatment Monitoring
While genomics research works to find the drivers of metabolism, which, among other things, determine [MORE]

UPMC’s Big Data Mine

September 17, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Late last year, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center launched its $100m data warehouse project which aims to integrate [MORE]

New Insight into Breast Cancer Biology

October 18, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia have found that breast cancer cells secrete hydrogen peroxide, thereby creating oxidative stress [MORE]

Testing Breast Cancer Tests

May 17, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Breast Cancer Research
In 1955, the National Cancer Institute began organizing oncologists into regional study groups to address specific interests [MORE]

Oncotype DX Soaring

February 8, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Oncotype DX is a “companion diagnostic” for women with early stage breast cancer who might be treated with hormone [MORE]

Stem Cell-Enriched Autologous Fat Treatments

November 9, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Breast augmentation, for either reconstruction after surgery or for elective cosmetic purposes, may not be at the top of [MORE]

New Biomarker Test for Breast Cancer

December 21, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

Provista Life Sciences (Phoenix, AZ) is now marketing in 41 states a “Biomarker Translation Test” or “BT Test” for breast [MORE]

Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI)

January 6, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mammography, ultrasound, MRI and BSGI are four techniques for imaging invasive lobular carcinoma.  At a meeting of the Radiological Society [MORE]