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Breast cancer spread uncovered by new molecular microscopy

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Source: Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute From: sciencedaily.com New technology can trace which populations of breast cancer cells are responsible for the spread of the disease, and for the first time highlights how the location of cancer cells could be as important as mutations in tumour growth. The method was created by a team from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, EMBL’s European …

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Just how great is photon-counting CT?

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By: Kate Madden From : auntminnie.com Photon-counting CT is a new technology that could transform clinical practice, according to two presentations delivered September 15 at the International Society for Computed Tomography (ISCT) symposium. The technology is so exciting that even the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has called it the “first major imaging device advancement in CT in nearly …

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Breast cancer game-changer in development?

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By: Damien Fisher From: unionleader.com A new type of imaging system used to detect breast cancer developed by two Dartmouth College professors could soon eliminate the need for a lot of unnecessary biopsies. “The worst thing you want to do is miss a cancer,” said Keith Paulsen, the Robert A. Pritzker Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Thayer School of …

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Researchers map molecular ‘social networks’ that drive breast cancer cells

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Originating: University of New South Wales From: eurekalert.org A powerful new technology that maps the “social network” of proteins in breast cancer cells is providing detailed understanding of the disease at a molecular level and could eventually lead to new treatments, Australian scientists say. The technique – called BiCAP – uses nanotechnology to visualise and isolate protein complexes in breast …

Breast Cancer Battle: New Tool is Saving Lives

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Getting a traditional mammogram may soon be a thing of the past for thousands of women in Northeast Ohio. Technology company Hologic created a machine that carries out a procedure called digital breast tomosynthesis. University Hospitals was among the first in the nation to use the groundbreaking technology. Doctor Donna Plecha at UH Seidman Cancer Center said, “Instead of seeing …