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Autofluorescence spectroscopy and imaging for cancer detection in the larynx
Author(s): Kan Lin; Wei Zheng; Zhiwei Huang
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Paper Abstract

Autofluorescence imaging has shown high sensitivity for early diagnosis and detection of cancer in humans. However, it has a limitation in diagnostic specificity due to high false positive rates. In this work, we apply an integrated fluorescence spectroscopy and endoscopic imaging technique for real-time tissue measurements. The results show that the combined autofluorescence imaging and spectroscopy has the potential for improving laryngeal cancer diagnosis and detection.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 November 2009
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7634, Optical Sensors and Biophotonics, 763409 (25 November 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.852253
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Kan Lin, National Univ. of Singapore (Singapore)
Wei Zheng, National Univ. of Singapore (Singapore)
Zhiwei Huang, National Univ. of Singapore (Singapore)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7634:
Optical Sensors and Biophotonics
Xingde Li; Qingming Luo; Vasilis Ntziachristos; Yoshiaki Yasuno, Editor(s)

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