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Skin cancer detection using non-invasive techniques

Narayanamurthy, Vigneswaran and Padmapriya, P. and Safrin, A. Noora and Pooja, B. and Hema, K. and Al'aina Yuhainis, Firus Khan and Nithyakalyani, K. and Fahmi, Samsuri (2018) Skin cancer detection using non-invasive techniques. RSC Advances, 8 (49). pp. 28095-280130. ISSN 2046-2069

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Abstract

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer and is globally rising. Historically, the diagnosis of skin cancers has depended on various conventional techniques which are of an invasive manner. A variety of commercial diagnostic tools and auxiliary techniques are available to detect skin cancer. This article explains in detail the principles and approaches involved for non-invasive skin cancer diagnostic methods such as photography, dermoscopy, sonography, confocal microscopy, Raman spectroscopy, fluorescence spectroscopy, terahertz spectroscopy, optical coherence tomography, the multispectral imaging technique, thermography, electrical bio-impedance, tape stripping and computer-aided analysis. The characteristics of an ideal screening test are outlined, and the authors pose several points for clinicians and scientists to consider in the evaluation of current and future studies of skin cancer detection and diagnosis. This comprehensive review critically analyses the literature associated with the field and summarises the recent updates along with their merits and demerits.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Computer aided analysis; dermatology; fluorescence spectroscopy; optical tomography
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2018 07:05
Last Modified: 02 Jan 2019 01:41
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/23377
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