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Elastic scattering spectroscopy for detection of prostate cancer: preliminary feasibility study
Author(s): Irving J. Bigio; Ousama A'Amar; Michelle S. Hirsch
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Paper Abstract

We have conducted a preliminary study of the potential for diagnostic spectroscopy based on elastic light scattering to serve as a method for optically-guided biopsy to reduce sampling errors and thereby improve sensitivity, in detecting prostate cancer. This method also has the potential to provide real-time diagnostic assistance in surgical and treatment procedures.

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Date Published: 8 October 2003
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5141, Diagnostic Optical Spectroscopy in Biomedicine II, (8 October 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.500947
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Irving J. Bigio, Boston Univ. (United States)
Ousama A'Amar, Boston Univ. (United States)
Michelle S. Hirsch, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5141:
Diagnostic Optical Spectroscopy in Biomedicine II
Georges A. Wagnieres, Editor(s)

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