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Noninvasive fluorescence-based instrumentation for cancer and precancer detection and screening
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we review our research in the use of UV and visible native fluorescence emission and excitation spectroscopy for the detection of cancer and precancer. We discuss some of the spectroscopic signatures indicative of the presence of cancer and precancer. We describe three generations of instruments being developed to extent optical biopsy technology into the clinical environment as both a screening tool and as a diagnostic aide suitable for gynecological, gastro-intestinal tract, oral cavity, brain and breast.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 April 2000
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 3913, In-Vitro Diagnostic Instrumentation, (11 April 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.382035
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Robert R. Alfano, CUNY/City College (United States)
Alvin Katz, CUNY/City College (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3913:
In-Vitro Diagnostic Instrumentation
Gerald E. Cohn, Editor(s)

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