Medicine » Diagnostics

Imaging of the Breast - Technical Aspects and Clinical Implication

Edited by Laszlo Tabar, ISBN 978-953-51-0284-7, 234 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published March 16, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1230

Early detection of breast cancer combined with targeted therapy offers the best outcome for breast cancer patients. This volume deal with a wide range of new technical innovations for improving breast cancer detection, diagnosis and therapy. There is a special focus on improvements in mammographic image quality, image analysis, magnetic resonance imaging of the breast and molecular imaging. A chapter on targeted therapy explores the option of less radical postoperative therapy for women with early, screen-detected breast cancers.