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Characterization of breast tissue composition and breast cancer risk assessment using non-invasive transillumination breast spectroscopy (TIBS)
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Paper Abstract

Tissue undergoing transformation into a state that is more favourable for tumor growth may present itself with different tissue optical properties and contain different amounts of the major tissue chromophores. Here, we decomposed transillumination spectra obtain in women from various risk levels of developing breast cancer.

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Date Published: 13 October 2005
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5969, Photonic Applications in Biosensing and Imaging, 59691L (13 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.628666
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Kristina M. Blackmore, Ontario Cancer Institute (Canada)
Robert Weersink, Ontario Cancer Institute (Canada)
Lab. for Applied Biophotonics (Canada)
Lothar Lilge, Ontario Cancer Institute (Canada)
Univ. of Toronto (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5969:
Photonic Applications in Biosensing and Imaging
Brian C. Wilson; Richard I. Hornsey; Warren C. W. Chan; Ulrich J. Krull; Robert A. Weersink; Kui Yu, Editor(s)

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