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Schematic Diagram for OM Instrument: Seven pulsed lasers sequentially illuminate the compressed breast; transmitted light is detected by the 8-channel SiPM probe and the TDC acquires the signal. Credit: Edoardo Ferocino

Treating breast cancer using red light

Optical Mammography, or OM, which utilizes innocuous red or infrared light, has been produced for use in conjunction with X-beams for finding or observing...