Recent advances in optical imaging for cervical cancer detection

  title={Recent advances in optical imaging for cervical cancer detection},
  author={Irene M. Orfanoudaki and Dimitra Kappou and Stavros K Sifakis},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
Cervical cancer is one of the most common and lethal gynecological malignancies in both developing and developed countries, and therefore, there is a considerable interest in early diagnosis and treatment of precancerous lesions. Although the current standard care mainly based on cytology and colposcopy has reduced rates of cervical cancer morbidity and mortality, many lesions are still missed or overcalled and referred for unnecessary biopsies. Optical imaging technologies, spectroscopy… CONTINUE READING

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