Cancer Cells Glow and Die

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It’s about as simple as, “If it glows, cut it out.” And if a few malignant cells remain, they’ll soon die.

Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new way to selectively  insert compounds into cancer cells – a system that will help surgeons identify malignant tissues and then, in combination with phototherapy, kill any remaining cancer cells after a tumor is removed.

Source: “Glowing” new nanotechnology guides cancer surgery, also kills remaining malignant cells at http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2015/jan/%E2%80%9Cglowing%E2%80%9D-new-nanotechnology-guides-cancer-surgery-also-kills-remaining-malignant-

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Robert Heiny
Robert W. Heiny, Ph.D. is a retired professor, social scientist, and business partner with previous academic appointments as a public school classroom teacher, senior faculty, or senior research member, and administrator. Appointments included at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Peabody College and the Kennedy Center now of Vanderbilt University; and Brandeis University. Dr. Heiny also served as Director of the Montana Center on Disabilities. His peer reviewed contributions to education include publication in [I]The Encyclopedia of Education [/I](1971), and in professional journals and conferences. He served s an expert reviewer of proposals to USOE, and on a team that wrote plans for 12 state-wide and multistate special education and preschools programs. He currently writes user guides for educators and learners as well as columns for [I]TuxReports[/I].com.
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6 years ago

I changed the title of the thread 🙂