Heat transfer in tissue containing a prevascular tumor

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dc.contributor.author Maggelakis, Sophia
dc.contributor.author Savakis, Andreas
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-11T15:10:53Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-11T15:10:53Z
dc.date.issued 1995
dc.identifier.citation Applied Mathematics Letters, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 7-10, 1995 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/10735
dc.description.abstract A mathematical model which examines the steady state temperature distribution in tissue containing a prevascular tumor is presented. The tumor is modeled as a one-dimensional cancer cell culture consisting of a necrotic core surrounded by a region of live proliferating cells. Skin temperature is expressed as a function of tumor location, tumor size, necrotic region size, and ambient temperature. It is determined that the size of the necrotic region is a critical parameter for detecting the presence of the tumor from the skin temperature. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier en_US
dc.title Heat transfer in tissue containing a prevascular tumor en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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