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Raman spectroscopy is sensitive and specific in the detection of lymph node metastases in breast cancer
Author(s): Jenny Smith; Catherine Kendall; Alastair M. Sammon; Jonathan Christie-Brown; Trupti Mandalia; Nicholas Stone
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Paper Abstract

Abstract: laboratory Raman spectroscopy was performed on 59 lymph node sections from breast cancer patients, demonstrating 91% sensitivity and 93% specificity for the correct classification of positive node spectra in a model.

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Date Published: 7 October 2005
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5862, Diagnostic Optical Spectroscopy in Biomedicine III, 586202 (7 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.633004
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Jenny Smith, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital (United Kingdom)
Catherine Kendall, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital (United Kingdom)
Alastair M. Sammon, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital (United Kingdom)
Jonathan Christie-Brown, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital (United Kingdom)
Trupti Mandalia, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital (United Kingdom)
Nicholas Stone, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5862:
Diagnostic Optical Spectroscopy in Biomedicine III
Mary-Ann Mycek, Editor(s)

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