We report the development of techniques and instrumentation for clinical application of NIR Raman spectroscopy for breast cancer diagnosis. Potential clinical applications include optical biopsy at the time of mammography and intra-operative margin assessment.
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(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(170.5660) Medical optics and biotechnology : Raman spectroscopy
M. Fitzmaurice, N. Wang, N. Klein, R. Shenk, J. Woletz, D. Hickes, J. P. Crowe, A. S. Haka, Z. Volynskaya, J. T. Motz, J. A. Gardecki, J. Nazemi, R. R. Dasari, and M. S. Feld, "Raman Spectroscopy: Development of Clinical Applications for Breast Cancer Diagnosis," in Diagnostic Optical Spectroscopy in Biomedicine III, A. Mycek, ed., Vol. 5862 of Proc. SPIE (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper TuC1.
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