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Clinical workstation for digital mammography
Author(s): Anthony Giles; Arnold R. Cowen; Geoff J. S. Parkin
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Paper Abstract

Breast cancer is the commonest form of cancer amongst women in the UK. Each year there are approximately 24,000 new cases and 15,000 deaths from the disease. Following the submission of the Forrest Report in 1986 a national breast cancer screening program has recently been established in the UK. FAXIL has been asked to investigate areas where the implementation of digital imaging technology may facilitate and/or enhance future cycles of the program. One element of the research program, the development of a clinical workstation for digital mammography, is described here.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 July 1993
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1905, Biomedical Image Processing and Biomedical Visualization, (29 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.148693
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Anthony Giles, Leeds General Infirmary (United Kingdom)
Arnold R. Cowen, Leeds General Infirmary (United Kingdom)
Geoff J. S. Parkin, Leeds General Infirmary (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1905:
Biomedical Image Processing and Biomedical Visualization
Raj S. Acharya; Dmitry B. Goldgof, Editor(s)

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