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South Florida Gynecologic Oncologists Begin Using LUMA(R) Cervical Pre-Cancer Imaging Device
Date:3/3/2008

SAN DIEGO, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SpectraScience, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SCIE), a San Diego based medical devices company, today announced that it has placed its LUMA Cervical Imaging System to detect pre-cancers at the South Florida Gynecologic Oncology Center under the direction of Dr. Stephen Poliakoff.

The LUMA Cervical Imaging System was developed to significantly improve the detection of high-grade precancerous cervical abnormalities that have the potential of becoming invasive cancer. Based on data from the National ALTS study, it is estimated that precancerous disease goes undiagnosed in about 200,000 women each year.

The LUMA System provides a safe and effective method, that when used as an adjunct to colposcopy, will uncover at least 26% more women with high-grade precancerous disease than the current gold standard which is colposcopy following an abnormal Pap test.

South Florida Gynecologic Oncology Associates ("SFGOA") has 25 years experience in South Florida with specialized treatment programs from the United States and around the world. SFGOA aims to aid women who are at risk for developing cancer and are concerned about gynecological problems. This may include evaluating women with a family history of cancer, those women who have precancerous abnormalities, women who have gynecological problems, or women with cancer who need the latest and most advanced surgical, medical and radiation therapy treatments once the diagnosis has been made.

Dr. Poliakoff stated, "We are pleased to be implementing the LUMA system at our center, and look forward to benefiting from the enhanced productivity that it provides and more importantly, for the ability to provide better patient care and outcomes. We are the only practice in South Florida providing this state-of-the art technology."

This placement at the South Florida Gynecologic Oncology Center is part of SpectraScience's plan to initially target its non-invasi
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