Advances in Mammography Have Improved Early Detection of Breast Cancer

@inproceedings{Ng2003AdvancesIM,
  title={Advances in Mammography Have Improved Early Detection of Breast Cancer},
  author={K. Heng Ng and Malai Muttarak},
  year={2003}
}
Breast cancer remains a leading cause of death among women throughout the world. The incidence is increasing globally and the disease remains a significant public health problem. Mammography is currently the best method to detect early breast cancer before it becomes clinically palpable. The use of mammography results in a 25% to 30% decreased mortality rate in screened women compared with controls after 5 to 7 years. Today’s dedicated mammographic equipment with specially designed X-ray screen… CONTINUE READING
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