26 July 2011 Detection of colon cancer by terahertz techniques
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Proceedings Volume 8001, International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics; 800130 (2011) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.892132
Event: International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics, 2011, Braga, Portugal
Abstract
Normal and cancer affected samples of colon tissue have been measured using transmission time-domain terahertz spectroscopy and continuous wave terahertz imaging. We show that it is possible to distinguish between normal and cancerous regions in the samples when they are fixed in formalin or embedded in paraffin. Plots of the refractive index of normal and cancer affected tissues as well as 2-D transmission THz images are shown. Experimental results will be presented and the conditions for discrimination between normal and affected tissue will be discussed.
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Faustino Wahaia, Faustino Wahaia, Gintaras Valusis, Gintaras Valusis, Luis M. Bernardo, Luis M. Bernardo, Abílio Almeida, Abílio Almeida, J. Agostinho Moreira, J. Agostinho Moreira, Patricia C. Lopes, Patricia C. Lopes, Jan Macutkevic, Jan Macutkevic, Irmantas Kasalynas, Irmantas Kasalynas, Dalius Seliuta, Dalius Seliuta, Ramunas Adomavicius, Ramunas Adomavicius, Rui Henrique, Rui Henrique, Machado Lopes, Machado Lopes, } "Detection of colon cancer by terahertz techniques", Proc. SPIE 8001, International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics, 800130 (26 July 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.892132; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.892132
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