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Electromagnetic fields and optomechanics in cancer diagnostics and treatment

@inproceedings{Salari2017ElectromagneticFA,
  title={Electromagnetic fields and optomechanics in cancer diagnostics and treatment},
  author={V. Salari and S. Barzanjeh and M. Cifra and C. Simon and F. Scholkmann and Z. Alirezaei and J. Tuszynski},
  year={2017}
}
In this paper, we discuss biological effects of electromagnetic (EM) fields in the context of cancer biology. In particular, we review the nanomechanical properties of microtubules (MTs), the latter being one of the most successful targets for cancer therapy. We propose an investigation on the coupling of electromagnetic radiation to mechanical vibrations of MTs as an important basis for biological and medical applications. In our opinion, optomechanical methods can accurately monitor and… Expand

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