Published in Cancer Weekly, November 11th, 2003
According to published research from the United States, "The elastic moduli of tumors change during their pathological evolution. Elastographic imaging has potential for detecting and characterizing cancers by mapping the stiffness distribution in tissues.
"In this paper a micromechanics-based analytical method was developed to detect the location, size, and elastic modulus of a tumor mass embedded in a symmetric two-dimensional breast tissue," wrote H.T. Liu and colleagues, University Iowa, Department Civil & Environmental Engineering.
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