This new pill could help doctors fight cancer by making tumors glow and they can even detect some as small as 2cm. Here’s how it works.
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Diagnosing breast cancer with an imaging pill
“In a new study, scientists report that they have developed a non-invasive 'disease screening pill' that can make cancerous tumors light up when exposed to near-infrared light in mice without using radiation.”
Laser-sonic scanner aims to replace mammograms for finding breast cancer
“Caltech researchers say they have developed something better: a laser-sonic scanner that can find tumors in as little as 15 seconds by shining pulses of light into the breast.”
New molecular imaging method could help effectively tackle brain conditions
“A new molecular imaging method can monitor the success of gene therapy in all areas of the brain, potentially allowing physicians to more effectively tackle brain conditions such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis.”
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