The important role of infrared imaging in breast cancer

  title={The important role of infrared imaging in breast cancer},
  author={J. Head and F. Wang and C. A. Lipari and R. Elliott},
  journal={IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine},
The results reported support the use of IR imaging in risk assessment, detection, and as a prognostic indicator. We present preliminary evidence showing that the improvements in technology that have been incorporated into second-generation, focal-plane, indium-antimonide detector systems can significantly improve breast IR images. 
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