Gargling with Gold Nanoparticles Provides a Non-invasive Way to Diagnose Cancer and May Provide Pathologists with a Useful New Clinical Laboratory Test

Researchers at Israel’s Bar-Ilan University attract attention with their unique assay that detects cancers of the tongue and the larynx Researchers in Israel developed a non-invasive oral test for cancers of the tongue and larynx that uses gold nanoparticles and antibodies to “paint” cancer cells. An imaging tool then allows physicians to identify any tumor cells that may be present. This demonstration of how the combination of gold nanoparticles and antibodies can detect cancer may form the...

Clinical Pathology Laboratories Are Taking Steps to Better Integrate within Healthcare Continuum

Speakers at the Executive War College discuss how their laboratories are supporting integration in support of better information flows and clinical service enhancements As you read this, the second day of the 15th Annual Executive War College on Clinical and Pathology Laboratory Management is taking place in New Orleans, Louisiana. There is an enthusiastic crowd of pathologists, administrators, and lab managers in attendance. During the opening session yesterday morning, a common theme among...
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