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Cancer diagnostics: Light scattering by pancreatic cysts

Pancreatic cysts can be detected via the optical-scatter patterns of these submicroscopic sack-like pockets of tissue.

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Figure 1: Light scattering off tissue bears a complex spatial relationship to the tissue itself and to the geometry of the beam detector.


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Pogue, B., Wang, K. Cancer diagnostics: Light scattering by pancreatic cysts. Nat Biomed Eng 1, 0060 (2017).

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