UofT researchers find: Most engineered nanoparticles enter tumours through cells, not between them
University of Toronto researchers have discovered that an active rather than passive process dictates which nanoparticles enter solid tumours, upending decades of thinking in the field of cancer nanomedicine and pointing toward more effective nanotherapies.
19 Jan 2020 ⋅ Nature Materials
Penn shows giving entire course of radiation treatment in less than a second is feasible
Findings related to FLASH radiotherapy could pave a new path for the future for cancer therapy.
9 Jan 2020 ⋅ International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics
New imaging system and artificial intelligence algorithm accurately identify brain tumors
A novel method of combining advanced optical imaging with an artificial intelligence algorithm produces accurate, real-time intraoperative diagnosis of brain tumors, a new study finds.
6 Jan 2020 ⋅ Nature Medicine
Revolutionary treatment cures beloved family pet
In the meantime, the treatment has been a gift for Griffin’s owner Adam and his family.
2 Jan 2020 ⋅
Artificial intelligence identifies previously unknown features associated with cancer recurrence
This technology could contribute to personalized medicine by making highly accurate prediction of cancer recurrence possible by acquiring new knowledge from images.
18 Dec 2019 ⋅ Nature Communications
New tool reveals DNA structures that influence disease
Gene expression is the process by which the information encoded in DNA gives rise to observable traits.
18 Dec 2019 ⋅ Genome Biology
A way to ‘fingerprint’ human cells
The method has the potential to allow earlier detection of cancer, identify the cells at the root of autoimmune disease, and help personalise treatments to individual patients.
12 Dec 2019 ⋅ Genome Biology
Precise action anti-cancer drugs in the cell clarified
Watching a drug in action.
10 Dec 2019 ⋅ Nature Materials
Root of childhood kidney cancer discovered
Pre-cancerous signatures found in healthy tissue point the way towards new treatment options.
5 Dec 2019 ⋅ Science
Predicting metastasis from primary tumor size
New mathematical model calculates chances that undetectable metastases are present.
21 Nov 2019 ⋅ PLOS Computational Biology