Optical identification of subjects at high risk for developing breast cancer

Paola Taroni, Giovanna Quarto, Antonio Pifferi, Lorenzo Spinelli, Alessandro Torricelli, Francesca Ieva, Anna Maria Paganoni, Francesca Abbate, Nicola Balestreri, Simona Menna, Enrico Cassano, Rinaldo Cubeddu

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


Subjects at high risk for developing breast cancer for their high breast density can be effectively identified fitting a logistic regression model to time-resolved multi-wavelength optical data.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProgress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventDiffuse Optical Imaging IV - Munich, Germany
Duration: May 12 2013May 14 2013


OtherDiffuse Optical Imaging IV


  • Breast cancer
  • Mammography
  • Photon migration
  • Time-resolved optical spectroscopy
  • Tissue diagnostics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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