Predicting tumor response in breast cancer patients using diffuse optical tomography

Jacqueline E. Gunther, Emerson Lim, Hyun Keol Kim, Molly Flexman, Susan Refice, Mindy Brown, Kevin Kalinsky, Dawn Hershman, Andreas H. Hielscher

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We have developed a diffuse optical tomography imaging system to track breast tumor progression in patients undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Preliminary results have shown that tumor response can be predicted by the second week of treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationDiffuse Optical Imaging IV
StatePublished - 2013
EventDiffuse Optical Imaging IV - Munich, Germany
Duration: May 12 2013May 14 2013

Publication series

NameProgress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE
ISSN (Print)1605-7422


ConferenceDiffuse Optical Imaging IV

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Biomaterials
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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