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Use of 1H MRS of Plasma and Tissue in Cancer Detection and Management

  • John K. Saunders
  • Ian C. P. Smith
Part of the Developments in Oncology book series (DION, volume 61)

Abstract

In November 1986 Fosse! and coworkers published an article (1) which caused a flurry of activity in both NMR and oncology laboratories around the world. This article suggested that 1H NMR of plasma could be used to detect the presence of cancer. Although never stated as such, the inference was that this test could be used to screen an asymptomatic population for cancer. Since we were already applying 1H NMR in cancer detection and management we decided to test the waters with respect to application of the Fossel test.

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Triglyceride Concentration Adrenocortical Carcinoma Borderline Ovarian Tumour Methyl Group Ratio Ottawa Civic Hospital 
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  • John K. Saunders
  • Ian C. P. Smith

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