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Automatic Microcalcifications Pattern Recognition From X-Ray Mammographies
Author(s): I. E. Magnin; M. El Alaoui; A. Bremond
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Paper Abstract

X-ray mammogram is the only breast cancer detection technique presently available with proven efficacy and nearly 50% of breast carcinomas demonstrate microcalcifications on mammograms. Moreover, it has been shown that clustered microcalcifications where the only sign of abnormality in about 36% of nonpalpable, clinically occult breast cancers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 October 1989
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1137, Science and Engineering of Medical Imaging, (18 October 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.961732
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I. E. Magnin, LTSU (France)
M. El Alaoui, LTSU (France)
A. Bremond, Ed. Herriot Hospital (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1137:
Science and Engineering of Medical Imaging
Max A. Viergever, Editor(s)

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