POSTS TAGGED AS breast cancer

Targeted- RNA Alternative to CRISPR

August 21, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

RNA modifying tool
While gene editing focuses on DNA, a lab at The Scripps Research Institute (Jupiter, FL) has paired a small [MORE]

A Sugar-Transporting Biosensor for Detecting Cancer

July 17, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Glut5 fluorescent probe
In making multicolor probes that detect varying levels of glucose transporters in blood, researchers at Michigan Technological University [MORE]

A Diagnostic Pill for Breast Cancer

July 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pinpointing Breast Cancer Non-Invasively with Imaging Pill
From the University of Michigan comes this assertion: “Here we demonstrate that negatively charged [MORE]

Gene Mapping for Targeted Chemotherapy

July 3, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Breast Cancer Cell
Anti-cancer chemotherapy originally derived from chemical warfare studies in 1942. Alfred Gilman and Louis Goodman discovered the effect [MORE]

Automatic Breast Density Measurement

June 5, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MAMMOMAT Revelation
Quoting directly: “Siemens Healthineers has just received FDA clearance for its MAMMOMAT Revelation. It is the first mammography system [MORE]

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]