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Genetic “Fingerprint” of Prostate Cancer

February 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA
About a third of men who are successfully treated (surgery and radiation) for localized prostate cancer still go on to [MORE]

Comparing Sequencing Platforms Using the Same Tumor Tissue

February 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Foundation Medicine (Cambridge, MA) and Guardant Health (Redwood City, CA) both have genomic sequencing platforms for genomic cancer. Foundation analyzes [MORE]

Liquid Biopsy for Circulating Tumor Cells for $30

January 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MagSifter
That’ll be the day when a life-saving, minimally invasive diagnostic for metastatic cancer costs $30. But that, at least, is [MORE]

Sensor that Detects Radiation Efficacy on Malignant Tumors

January 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

SINTEF Developers of Microscopic Radiation Sensor
An international group of engineers has built a sensor the size of a single human [MORE]

Spotting Cancer Biomarkers with a Smartphone

December 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spectometer Device
Engineers at Washington State University have built a prototype spectrometer, using a 96 well plate holder, a light box, [MORE]

Quantum Dots for Tumor Imaging

November 29, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quantum Dots
If you happen to own one of those new Samsung SUHD televisions, you know the current state of art [MORE]

Magnetoactic Bacteria Delivers Drugs to Tumors Hypoxic Locations

November 22, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

In 1993, researchers found an unusual micorganism in the waters of Rhode Island’s Petaquamscuff estuary. It was unusual in that [MORE]

Drug Delivery via MRI

November 15, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

MRI
By “hacking” a conventional MRI machine, researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital were able to steer ferrous nanoparticles through the blood [MORE]

“The Window to the Brain” Project

November 8, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Transparent Skull Implant
A collaboration between bioengineers in California and Mexico has brought forward an intriguing concept—a window in the skull [MORE]

Nanoparticles and Lasers to Kill Tumor Cells

October 25, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

In a new approach to laser ablation of tumors, researchers at the University of Copenhagen have used nanoparticles (150 nm [MORE]

Placenta-on-a-Chip

October 4, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Placenta-on-a-Chip
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have created a “placenta-on-a-chip” device that mimics the functions of this complex and little [MORE]

“Deep Mind’s” Automated Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancers

October 4, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

MRI Scans
Google’s “Deep Mind” computational medicine group has partnered with University College London Hospital to automate segmetation of brain scans [MORE]

A Patch of Nanorods and Spheres to Treat Tumors

September 27, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Triple Attack Hydrogel Cancer Patch
MIT bioengineers have developed a patch of nanoparticles that can be attached to a tumor or [MORE]

Wearable Tracking of Treatment for Oncology Patients

September 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Medidata Patient Cloud(R) ePRO
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is testing a wearable activity tracker, with cloud reporting, for its multiple [MORE]