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Detection of early cancer and precancer with scattered light
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Paper Abstract

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. Over 85% of all cancers, such as colorectal, esophageal, bladder, cervical, and oral cancers, originate in the epithelial linings of the body and are readily curable if diagnosed at an early stage. However, many forms of precancerous epithelial lesions are difficult to detect and diagnose using current methods.

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Date Published: 4 May 2001
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4241, Saratov Fall Meeting 2000: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine II, (4 May 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.431516
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Lev T. Perelman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Med (United States)
Vadim Backman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4241:
Saratov Fall Meeting 2000: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine II
Valery V. Tuchin, Editor(s)

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