The Dielectric Properties of Cancerous Tissues

종양 조직의 유전율 특성

  • 유돈식 (한국전자통신연구원 무선방송연구소 전파기반연구부 전자파환경연구팀) ;
  • 김봉석 (충남대학교 전파공학과) ;
  • 최형도 (한국전자통신연구원 무선방송연구소 전파기반연구부 전자파환경연구팀) ;
  • 이애경 (한국전자통신연구원 무선방송연구소 전파기반연구부 전자파환경연구팀) ;
  • 백정기 (충남대학교 전파공학과)
  • Published : 2002.07.01


In this paper, dielectric characteristics of pathological tissues cultivated using the xenograft method were analyzed. Since cancerous tissues were extracted from the nude mouse just before the measurements, they were maintained as fresh as living tissues in the measurements. This would be one of the advantages to get more accurate and reliable results. Dielectric properties of four cancerous tissues such as brain cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer and gastric carcinoma were measured in the frequency range between 45 MHz and 5 GHz. For the measurement of the dielectric properties, 58 xenografted samples were used. It was found that all of the cancerous tissues had the similar dielectric constant values. Comparing with the normal tissues, dielectric constant values of brain cancer, breast cancer and colon cancer were higher than those of the normal tissues except gastric carcinoma in the frequency range.


Permittivity;Brain Cancer;Breast Cancer;Colon Cancer;Gastric Carcinoma;Xenograft


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