On Cancer: Imaging

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In the Lab

Imaging Technique Combines Light and Sound to Monitor Drug Response

A new imaging approach involving lasers and sound waves produces high-resolution pictures of tumor blood vessels.

Medical image showing vasculature of colon tumor in mice.

In the Clinic

What’s the Best Way to Screen for Breast Cancer? Abbreviated MRI Beats 3-D Mammography, but Research Is Ongoing

Experts at MSK are exploring more-advanced screening techniques with the goal of detecting breast cancer earlier.

A woman receives a mammogram, and two technicians help her.

In the Clinic

New Imaging Method Could Guide Prostate Cancer Treatment

A powerful form of MRI could show whether prostate cancer is likely to grow or spread.

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In the Lab

Scientists Develop a Tool to Watch a Single Gene Being Transcribed in a Living Cell

A new imaging technology developed at MSK allows researchers to focus on genes as they are copied into messenger RNA.

Molecular image with target symbol

Finding

DeepPET Uses Artificial Intelligence to Generate Images of the Body’s Internal Activities

MSK researchers are developing a new image-generation method for PET scans. It may prove to be quicker and clearer than current scans.

Three sets of PET images

Feature

Three Breast Lumps That Aren’t Cancer

Learn about the different types of benign breast lumps.

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Feature

New Imaging Technique Provides Snapshot of Brain Tumor Activity

A new imaging approach could shorten the time needed to determine whether a brain tumor treatment is working.

Side-by-side images of brain MRIs.

In Brief

Can You Hear Me Now? Scientists Find Nanoparticles Have a Language of Their Own

Nanoparticles were thought of a silent partner in imaging technologies. They’re now being recognized as an important source of subatomic chatter.

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In the Lab

MSK-Developed Technology Provides a “Virtual Biopsy” of Immune Cells in Tumors

The noninvasive approach could help scientists track the movements of an important cell type that can influence the outcome of cancer treatment.

iron-filled macrophages from a breast cancer tumor