Dartmouth researchers developing new approach for imaging dense breasts for abnormalities
- Posted: January 27, 2014
Dartmouth engineers and radiologists are developing new approaches for an emerging technique in diagnostic imaging for breast cancer—MRI with near-infrared spectroscopy.
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