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European Conference on Biomedical Optics
Munich Germany
June 12, 2005
ISBN: 0-8194-5866-X
Poster Session (TuH)

Optical Transillumination Spectroscopy: A Biomarker of Breast Tissue Density and an Intermediate Indicator of Cancer Risk

Lothar Lilge, Kristina M. Blackmore, Julia A. Knight, and Roberta Jong

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/ECBO.2005.TuH16


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Abstract

Optical transillumination spectroscopy provides an alternative to mammographic density as a biomarker of breast density and hence cancer risk, permitting frequent and early use thereby extending cancer risk assessment to younger women.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.1610) Medical optics and biotechnology : Clinical applications
(170.3660) Medical optics and biotechnology : Light propagation in tissues

Citation
L. Lilge, K. M. Blackmore, J. A. Knight, and R. Jong, "Optical Transillumination Spectroscopy: A Biomarker of Breast Tissue Density and an Intermediate Indicator of Cancer Risk," in Novel Optical Instrumentation for Biomedical Applications II, C. Depeursinge, ed., Vol. 5864 of Proc. SPIE (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper TuH16.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=ECBO-2005-TuH16

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