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Nanoparticles home in on brain tumors, boost accuracy of surgical removal

Like special-forces troops laser-tagging targets for a bomber pilot, tiny particles that can be imaged three different ways at once have enabled scientists to remove brain tumors from mice with unprecedented accuracy.
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Tiny particles may help surgeons by marking brain tumors

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

Researchers have developed a way to enhance how brain tumors appear in MRI scans and during surgery, making the tumors easier for surgeons to identify and remove. Scientists are experimenting with different nanoparticles that they h... Read Post

Stanford-spawned nanoparticles home in on brain tumors, boost accuracy of surgical removal

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 years ago)

STANFORD, Calif. — Like special-forces troops laser-tagging targets for a bomber pilot, tiny particles that can be imaged three different ways at once have enabled Stanford University School of Medicine scientists to remove brain tu... Read Post

Nanoparticles Home In On Brain Tumors, Boost Accuracy Of Surgical Removal

Health : Medical News Today (2 years ago)

Like special-forces troops laser-tagging targets for a bomber pilot, tiny particles that can be imaged three different ways at once have enabled Stanford University School of Medicine scientists to remove brain tumors from mice with... Read Post


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