Using polarization-spectroscopy we observed, for the first time, a profound increase in subepithelial blood supply in colon carcinogenesis at a time point preceding development of adenomas and any other currently known markers of colon cancer.
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(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.6510) Medical optics and biotechnology : Spectroscopy, tissue diagnostics
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V. Backman, Y. Kim, Y. Liu, V. Turzhitsky, R. Wali, H. Roy, and M. Goldberg, "Polarization spectroscopy of early increase in blood supply in predysplastic stages of colon carcinogenesis," in Biomedical Topical Meeting, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper FG3.
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