This paper presented the clinical results of breast cancer detection using a radar-based UWB microwave system developed at the University of Bristol. Additionally, the system overview and some experimental laboratory results are presented as well. For the clinical result shown in this contribution, we compare images obtained using the standard X-ray mammography and the radar-based microwave system. The developed microwave system has apparently successfully detected the tumor in correct position, as confirmed on the X-ray image, although the compression suffered by the breast during X-ray makes a precise positional determination impossible.
|Translated title of the contribution||Experimental and clinical results of breast cancer detection using UWB microwave radar|
|Title of host publication||IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium 2008 (AP-S 2008), San Diego, USA|
|Publisher||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)|
|Pages||1 - 4|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - Jul 2008|
|Event||IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium - San Diego, United States|
Duration: 1 Jul 2008 → …
|Conference||IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium|
|Period||1/07/08 → …|
Bibliographical noteRose publication type: Conference contribution
Sponsorship: The authors would like to acknowledge the support of the Charitable Trustees of the
United Bristol Hospitals and of Micrima Ltd.
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