Automated Segmentation and Quantitative Characterization of Radiodense Tissue in Digitized Mammograms

Mammography has emerged as a reliable non-invasive technique for the early detection of breast cancer the second leading cause of cancer-related mortality among American women. The radiographic appearance of the female breast consists of radiolucent (dark) regions due to fat and radiodense (light) regions due to connective and epithelial tissue. The amount… CONTINUE READING