Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) For Early Breast Cancer Detection

SITNEWS, February 1, 2006
Studies show that the Use of CAD could result in earlier detection of up to 23.4 percent of the cancers currently detected using mammography. This year, approximately 200,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer and studies show that up to 23.4 percent of breast cancer could be detected earlier. Recently Ketchikan General Hospital (KGH) acquired a Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) system for use in breast cancer screening to assist radiologists by providing "a second set of eyes" during mammograms. --Click the title of this post to read the full article from its source--


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