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Introduction

  • Johan Jacob Mohr
  • Martin O’Halloran
  • Raquel Cruz Conceição
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Part of the Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMEDICAL)

Abstract

Over the last two decades, microwave imaging (MWI) has been investigated as a novel imaging and diagnostics technique for detection of breast cancer. A number of early small-scale clinical experiments have clearly illustrated the potential of the technology, while also revealing some significant remaining challenges. These technical challenges must be addressed before MWI is accepted as a viable alternative (or complement) to other medical imaging techniques such as X-ray, ultra-sound, and magnetic resonance imaging.

Keywords

Breast Cancer Tumour Classification Breast Cancer Detection Imaging Problem Microwave Imaging 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Johan Jacob Mohr
    • 1
    • 2
  • Martin O’Halloran
    • 3
  • Raquel Cruz Conceição
    • 4
  1. 1.formerly at the Department of Electrical EngineeringTechnical University of DenmarkKongens LyngbyDenmark
  2. 2.Mellanox TechnologiesRoskildeDenmark
  3. 3.Electrical and Electronic EngineeringNational University of IrelandGalwayIreland
  4. 4.Faculdade de Ciências, Instituto de Biofísica e Engenharia BiomédicaUniversidade de LisboaLisbonPortugal

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