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Axillary lymph node analysis using Raman spectroscopy
Author(s): Jenny Smith; Jonathan Christie-Brown; Alastair Sammon M.D.; Nicholas Stone
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Paper Abstract

Raman Spectroscopy is an optical diagnostic technique applied in this study to classify axillary lymph nodes from breast cancer patients as positive or negative for metastases. The mapping technique in this study is 81% sensitive and 97% specific for the correct classification of positive lymph nodes. Raman spectral images of lymph node sections are constructed to facilitate interpretation of tissue features.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 2004
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5321, Biomedical Vibrational Spectroscopy and Biohazard Detection Technologies, (1 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.528916
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Jenny Smith, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital (United Kingdom)
Jonathan Christie-Brown, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital (United Kingdom)
Alastair Sammon M.D., Gloucestershire Royal Hospital (United Kingdom)
Nicholas Stone, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5321:
Biomedical Vibrational Spectroscopy and Biohazard Detection Technologies
Zygmunt Gryczynski; Anita Mahadevan-Jansen; Michael G. Sowa; Tuan Vo-Dinh; Joseph R. Lakowicz; Gerwin J. Puppels, Editor(s)

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