Archive for the ‘cancer’ Category

New Blood Test May Pinpoint Cancer Tumors

Monday, March 13th, 2017

New Blood Test May Pinpoint Cancer Tumors

http://www.healthline.com/health-news/new-blood-test-may-pinpoint-cancer-tumors

Targeted Photoimmunotherapy Approach for Cancer Moves Forward

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Targeted Photoimmunotherapy Approach for Cancer Moves Forward

April 25, 2016, by NCI Staff
Killing Cancer Cells with the Help of Infrared Light – Photoimmunotherapy

 

Near-infrared photoimmunotherapy uses an antibody–photoabsorber conjugate that binds to cancer cells. When near-infrared light is applied, the cells swell and then burst, causing the cancer cell to die. Photoimmunotherapy is in clinical trials in patients with inoperable tumors.

https://www.cancer.gov/news-events/cancer-currents-blog/2016/photoimmunotherapy-cancer

ref Hisataka Kobayashi