Comparative Efficacy of Four Imaging Instruments for Breast Cancer Screening.

@article{Mehnati2015ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative Efficacy of Four Imaging Instruments for Breast Cancer Screening.},
  author={Parinaz Mehnati and Maede Jafari Tirtash},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2015},
  volume={16 15},
  pages={6177-86}
}
Sensitivity and specificity are the two most important indicators in selection of medical imaging devices for cancer screening. Breast images taken by conventional or digital mammography, ultrasound, MRI and optical mammography were collected from 2,143,852 patients. They were then studied and compared for sensitivity and specificity results. Optical mammography had the highest sensitivity (p<0.001 and p<0.006) except with MRI. Digital mammography had the highest specificity for breast cancer… CONTINUE READING
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