Early Diagnosis of Breast Cancer
AbstractEarly-stage cancer detection could reduce breast cancer death rates significantly in the long-term. The most critical point for best prognosis is to identify early-stage cancer cells. Investigators have studied many breast diagnostic approaches, including mammography, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound, computerized tomography, positron emission tomography and biopsy. However, these techniques have some limitations such as being expensive, time consuming and not suitable for young women. Developing a high-sensitive and rapid early-stage breast cancer diagnostic method is urgent. In recent years, investigators have paid their attention in the development of biosensors to detect breast cancer using different biomarkers. Apart from biosensors and biomarkers, microwave imaging techniques have also been intensely studied as a promising diagnostic tool for rapid and cost-effective early-stage breast cancer detection. This paper aims to provide an overview on recent important achievements in breast screening methods (particularly on microwave imaging) and breast biomarkers along with biosensors for rapidly diagnosing breast cancer. View Full-Text
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Wang, L. Early Diagnosis of Breast Cancer. Sensors 2017, 17, 1572.
Wang L. Early Diagnosis of Breast Cancer. Sensors. 2017; 17(7):1572.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wang, Lulu. 2017. "Early Diagnosis of Breast Cancer." Sensors 17, no. 7: 1572.
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