Other Media

Find all our press and media related items and publications listed below and read up on LUCA in newspapers and online media:

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Newsletter Spring 2018 2018-03-22 LUCA Newsletter Spring 2018.pdf
FOX29 article (EN) 2018-03-19 http://www.wflx.com/story/37756022/new-optical-modules-could-improve-thyroid-cancer-screening
News Medical article (EN) 2018-03-19 https://www.news-medical.net/news/20180319/New-optical-point-of-care-device-could-enhance-screening-for-thyroid-nodules.aspx
HeathImaging article (EN) 2018-03-19 http://www.healthimaging.com/topics/oncology-imaging/point-care-device-may-upend-traditional-thyroid-cancer-screening-methods
OSA Newsroom (EN) 2018-03-19 https://www.osa.org/en-us/about_osa/newsroom/news_releases/2018/new_optical_modules_could_improve_thyroid_cancer_s/
ECR Today article 2018 (EN) 2018-03-01 ECR Today 2018.pdf
Newsletter Summer 2017 2017-08-10 LUCA Newsletter Summer 2017.pdf
ECR Today article 2017 (EN) 2017-03-03 ECR Today 2017.pdf
LUCA Folder 2017-03-01 Luca Folder.pdf
Newsletter Winter 2017 2017-02-28 LUCA Newsletter Winter 2017.pdf
La Vanguardia arcticle (ES) 2016-07-05 http://www.lavanguardia.com/ciencia/cuerpo-humano/20160705/402985360419/fotones-nodulos-cancer-tiroides.html
Research Italy article (EN) 2016-06-30 https://www.researchitaly.it/en/understanding/project-and-success-stories/main-projects/thyroid-nodules-laser-and-ultrasound-for-a-more-precise-and-rapid-diagnosis/
Healthdesk article (IT) 2016-06-24 http://www.healthdesk.it/prevenzione/laser-ultrasuoni-diagnosi-noduli-tiroide
Le Scienze Web News article (IT) 2016-06-23 http://www.lswn.it/comunicati-stampa/laser-e-ultrasuoni-per-una-diagnosi-precisa-e-puntuale-dei-noduli-alla-tiroide/
Italia Salute article (IT) 2016-06-23 http://www.italiasalute.it/13956/Noduli-tiroidei-nuova-tecnica-per-diagnosticarli.html
Firenze Post article (IT) 2016-06-23 http://www.firenzepost.it/2016/06/23/salute-laser-e-ultrasuoni-per-lo-screening-dei-noduli-alla-tiroide-nasce-il-progetto-luca/
Press Release (IT) 2016-06-23 LUCA Press Release-IT.pdf
Scienze RAI article (IT) 2016-06-23 http://www.scienze.rai.it/articoli/noduli-alla-tiroide-ci-penser%C3%A0-luca-la-nuova-tecnologia-a-cui-lavora-il-politecnico-di-milano/33861/default.aspx
BioOptics World article (EN) 2016-06-08 http://www.bioopticsworld.com/articles/2016/06/biophotonics-enabled-device-could-eliminate-unnecessary-thyroid-nodule-surgery.html
Laserlab Forum article (EN) 2016-06-01 http://www.laserlab-europe.eu/news-and-press/issue-21
Optics article (EN) 2016-05-23 http://optics.org/news/7/5/33
Photonics PPP Press Release (EN) 2016-05-12 Press Release PPPP.pdf
News Medical article (EN) 2016-05-11 http://www.news-medical.net/news/20160511/New-portable-device-with-hand-held-probe-could-help-reduce-unnecessary-thyroid-cancer-surgery.aspx
LUCA Video 2016-04-19 https://youtu.be/GeVQS0MzJ4U
MedImaging article (ES) 2016-04-14 http://www.medimaging.es/imaginologia-general/articles/294763715/tecnologia-con-laser-para-deteccion-del-cancer-de-tiroides.html
MedImaging article (EN) 2016-03-28 http://www.medimaging.net/general-imaging/articles/294763430/laser-...1
Healthmanagement article (EN) 2016-03-15 https://healthmanagement.org/c/imaging/news/low-cost-technology-for-thyroid-cancer-screening
Catalunya Vanguardista article (ES) 2016-03-15 http://www.catalunyavanguardista.com/catvan/futuro-dispositivo-para-detectar-cancer-de-tiroides/
Press Release (CAT) 2016-03-14 LUCA Press Release-CAT.pdf
Press Release (EN) 2016-03-14 LUCA Press Release-EN.pdf
Press Release (ES) 2016-03-14 LUCA Press Release-ES.pdf
ECR Today article (EN) 2016-03-06 ECR Today 2016.pdf
Project Fact Sheet 2016-03-02 LUCA Fact Sheet.pdf
Project Logo 2016-02-01 LUCA Logo.jpg
Science and Enterprise article (EN) https://sciencebusiness.technewslit.com/?p=32889

Scientific Publications

Below you can find a list of scientific publications related to the LUCA Project which will be updated as the project progresses.


Name Date File
Broadband (550–1350 nm) diffuse optical characterization of thyroid chromophores (Scientific Reports) 2018-07-03 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-27684-8
Liquid phantoms for near-infrared and diffuse correlation spectroscopies with tunable optical and dynamic properties (Biomedical Optics Express) 2018-05-01 https://www.osapublishing.org/boe/fulltext.cfm?uri=boe-9-5-2068&id=385305
Time -resolved near infrared light propagation using frequency domain superposition (Biomedical Optics Express) 2018-01-01 https://www.osapublishing.org/boe/abstract.cfm?uri=boe-9-1-41
A Compact Two-Wavelength Time-Domain NIRS System Based on SiPM and Pulsed Diode Lasers (IEEE Photonics Journal) 2017-02-01 http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7792611/
Time-resolved single-photon detection module based on silicon photomultiplier: A novel building block for time-correlated measurement systems (Review of Scientific Instruments) 2016-07-01 http://aip.scitation.org/doi/full/10.1063/1.4954968
Diffuse Optical Characterization of the Healthy Human Thyroid Tissue and Two Pathological Case Studies (PLOS ONE) 2016-01-27 http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0147851