A study conducted by scientists at ChemImage Corporation, in partnership with a well-known U.S. medical research and treatment center, revealed that Raman Molecular Imaging (RMI), a type of hyperspectral imaging, has potential in predicting the progression of prostate cancer.
Raman molecular imaging (RMI), a form of hyperspectral imaging, shows promise in identifying cancers that are typically difficult to diagnose. Its history, successes and current advancements will be discussed at the International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy (ICORS), Aug. 13 from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in Boston.
Local (San Antonio) salon owner offers free hair shaving services for cancer patients in show of support. Many cancer survivors shared with Stephanie Anderson of Trinity Lace Wigs that the thought of ultimately losing their hair during chemotherapy was devastating, but the act of shaving their heads during chemo gave them a sense of control; this free service was birthed out of that sentiment.
The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation, the leader in providing state-of-the-art medical care and comprehensive cancer treatment recently announced the opening of it's new Anaheim facility and the appointment of three new physicians.
Radon causes more deaths every year than any other household hazard including fires and carbon monoxide. Every home is required to have a smoke detector, but most homes have never been tested for radon. January is National Radon Action Month. According to radon mitigation contractor Jamey Gelina, "approximately 8 million U.S. homes have elevated radon levels."
Physician-expert, in breast health says there is an alternative that is safer, healthier and more effective in diagnosing physiological abnormalities present in breast years before mammograms detect cancer. Thermography is a medical tool that uses infrared images to detect abnormalities present in the skin's surface temperatures without subjecting the body to harmful radiation used in mammograms.
A new 'Blue Ribbon' prostate cancer solutions guidebook what surgeons don't tell their patients: More men are now choosing high tech radiation therapies for prostate cancer treatment rather than surgery. The most up-to-date and comprehensive book on the subject examines all currently available prostate cancer solutions treatments.
A late stage German ovarian cancer patient, who was given months to live, in 1987 was injected with a then-experimental bio tech drug. The monoclonal antibody was being used to track tumors in the ovarian cancer patients body. Instead, it may lead to a breakthrough treatment for ovarian cancer patients.