Tumors Light Up With "Nanodots"
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Tumors Light Up With "Nanodots"

David Alliot — Newsmax Health
Sep 4, 2017

"Tumor imaging is an integral part of cancer detection, treatment, and tracking the progress of patients after treatment.” — Dr. Sugahara

[Newsmax Health] Spotting elusive tumors just got a lot easier, thanks to “nanodots” — tiny particles that attach themselves to cancer cells and emit intense fluorescent signals when exposed to light. (Photo Credit: Newsmax Health)

The nanodots (the research identifies them as “quantum dots”) are delivered intravenously, but some leave the bloodstream and cross membranes, entering cancer cells. These illuminated nanodots …

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