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Biomedical Topical Meeting
Fort Lauderdale, Florida United States
March 19, 2006
Poster Session II (ME)

Characterization of breast tissue composition and breast cancer risk assessment using non-invasive Transillumination Breast Spectroscopy (TIBS)

R.A. Weersink, K.M. Blackmore, S. Dick, B.C. Wilson, M. Nielsen, and L. Lilge

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/BIO.2006.ME69


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Abstract

Near infrared Transillumination Breast Spectroscopy (TIBS) is used to obtain major chromophore concentrations and scattering parameters. These are compared with mammographic density (which is highly correlated with breast cancer risk) to determine relevant associations.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.3890) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Medical optics instrumentation
(300.1030) Spectroscopy : Absorption

Citation
R. A. Weersink, K. M. Blackmore, S. Dick, B. C. Wilson, M. Nielsen, and L. Lilge, "Characterization of breast tissue composition and breast cancer risk assessment using non-invasive Transillumination Breast Spectroscopy (TIBS)," in Biomedical Optics, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper ME69.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=BIO-2006-ME69

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