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Update of laser hyperthermic treatment for primary breast cancer: ex-vivo and in-vivo models
Author(s): David S. Robinson; Jean-Marie A. Parel; Xochitl Gonzalez-Cirre; David B. Denham; Fabrice Manns; Peter J. Milne; Robert D. Schachner; Alan J. Herron; Jason I. Comander; Gerhard Hauptmann
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Paper Abstract

The treatment of primary breast cancer in the last half century has progressively decreased in its disfiguring consequences while maintaining the same level of cure. Extending this philosophy beyond lumpectomy, we propose to treat small primary breast cancers by laser interstitial therapy with minimal possible cosmetic distortion. Our program to achieve that goal has made considerable progress in the preclinical instrument modification and development of physical, tissue, and live animal models. In anticipation of a clinical trial this report updates information presented in 1996.

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Date Published: 22 May 1997
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2970, Lasers in Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems VII, (22 May 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.275021
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David S. Robinson, Univ. of Miami (United States)
Jean-Marie A. Parel, Univ. of Miami (United States)
Xochitl Gonzalez-Cirre, Univ. of Miami (United States)
David B. Denham, Univ. of Miami (United States)
Fabrice Manns, Univ. of Miami (United States)
Peter J. Milne, Univ. of Miami (United States)
Robert D. Schachner, Univ. of Miami (United States)
Alan J. Herron, Univ. of Miami (United States)
Jason I. Comander, Univ. of Miami (United States)
Gerhard Hauptmann, Dornier Medizintechnik GmbH and Daimler-Benz Aerospace (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2970:
Lasers in Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems VII
R. Rox Anderson; Kenneth Eugene Bartels; Lawrence S. Bass; Kenton W. Gregory; David M. Harris; Harvey Lui; Reza S. Malek; Gerhard J. Mueller; Michail M. Pankratov; Aaron P. Perlmutter; Hans-Dieter Reidenbach; Lloyd P. Tate; Graham M. Watson; Harvey Lui; Lawrence S. Bass; R. Rox Anderson; David M. Harris; Michail M. Pankratov; Kenneth Eugene Bartels; Lloyd P. Tate; Gerhard J. Mueller; Hans-Dieter Reidenbach; Graham M. Watson; Reza S. Malek; Aaron P. Perlmutter, Editor(s)

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