This paper is published in Volume-2, Issue-4, 2016
Area
Digital Image Processing
Author
Prabhjot Kaur, Amardeep Kaur
Org/Univ
Punjabi University Regional Centre for IT and Management, Mohali, Punjab, India
Pub. Date
01 August, 2016
Paper ID
V2I4-1171
Publisher
Keywords
Breast Cancer, Mammography

Citationsacebook

IEEE
Prabhjot Kaur, Amardeep Kaur. Review of Different Approaches in Mammography, International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, www.IJARIIT.com.

APA
Prabhjot Kaur, Amardeep Kaur (2016). Review of Different Approaches in Mammography. International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, 2(4) www.IJARIIT.com.

MLA
Prabhjot Kaur, Amardeep Kaur. "Review of Different Approaches in Mammography." International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology 2.4 (2016). www.IJARIIT.com.

Abstract

Breast cancer screening remains a subject of intense and, at times, passionate debate. Mammography has long been the mainstay of breast cancer detection and is the only screening test proven to reduce mortality. Although it remains the gold standard of breast cancer screening, there is increasing awareness of subpopulations of women for whom mammography has reduced sensitivity. Mammography has also undergone increased scrutiny for false positives and excessive biopsies, which increase radiation dose, cost and patient anxiety. In response to these challenges, new technologies for breast cancer screening have been developed, including; low dose mammography.
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