SERS Advances Noninvasive Prostate Cancer Screening

September 3, 2014 8:13 PM

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GUANGDONG, China, Sept. 3, 2014 — SERS spectroscopy could provide a noninvasive way to screen for prostate cancer.

A team from Guangdong Medical College used SERS, as well as a spectral data-processing algorithm called support vector machine (SVM), to identify the cases of prostate cancer with an accuracy of 98.1 percent. The researchers examined blood samples collected from 68 healthy men and 93 men who were cl...

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