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Mammographic training sets for improving breast cancer detection
Author(s): Helen C. Cowley; Alastair G. Gale; A. R. M. Wilson
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Paper Abstract

The PERFORMSC (personal performance in mammographic screening) self-assessment program has demonstrated large individual differences in both cancer and feature detection. It has also illustrated national differences in feature detection, certain features are undetected and misinterpreted more frequently than others. These differences are also found in the breast screening program. Subsequently revision training sets concentrating on these specific features have been developed. The use of these has been shown to increase feature detection and thereby cancer detection.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 March 1996
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2712, Medical Imaging 1996: Image Perception, (27 March 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.236846
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Helen C. Cowley, Univ. of Derby (United Kingdom)
Alastair G. Gale, Univ. of Derby (United Kingdom)
A. R. M. Wilson, Nottingham City Hospital (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2712:
Medical Imaging 1996: Image Perception
Harold L. Kundel, Editor(s)

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