16. Advances in Fluorescence-Based In vivo Flow Cytometry for Cancer Applications

  1. Prof. Valery V. Tuchin2,3
  1. Cherry Greiner and
  2. Irene Georgakoudi

Published Online: 5 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527634286.ch16

Advanced Optical Flow Cytometry: Methods and Disease Diagnoses

Advanced Optical Flow Cytometry: Methods and Disease Diagnoses

How to Cite

Greiner, C. and Georgakoudi, I. (2011) Advances in Fluorescence-Based In vivo Flow Cytometry for Cancer Applications, in Advanced Optical Flow Cytometry: Methods and Disease Diagnoses (ed V. V. Tuchin), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527634286.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Saratov State University, Optics and Biophotonics, Department and Research-Educational Institute of Optics and Biophotonics, 83 Astrakhanskaya St., Saratov 410012, Russia

  2. 3

    Laboratory on Laser Diagnostics of Technical and Living Systems, Institute of Precise Mechanics and Control of RAS, 24, Rabochaya st., Saratov 410028, Russia

Author Information

  1. Tufts University, Biomedical Engineering Department, 4 Colby Street, Medford, MA 02155, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527409341

Online ISBN: 9783527634286

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Keywords:

  • confocal microscopy;
  • multiphoton microscopy;
  • circulating tumor cells;
  • metastasis;
  • in vivo flow cytometry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background: Cancer Metastasis

  • Clinical Relevance: Role of CTCs in Cancer Development and Response to Treatment

  • Current Methods

  • In vivo Flow Cytometry (IVFC)

  • Single-Photon IVFC (SPIVFC)

  • Multiphoton IVFC (MPIVFC)

  • Summary and Future Directions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References