About the book
Breast imaging usually refers to mammography. The primary task of this imaging study is to detect the early signs of breast cancer and then to improve survival. In recent years, the computer-aided detection programs are built into modern digital mammography equipment, which makes it easier to put the right diagnosis on time.
The following book will aim to explain clearly the main principles of mammography - advantages, disadvantages, benefits, and risks. Also, it has to offer detailed information about the screening, the early mammographic findings in breast cancer and the normal imaging anatomy of the breast and the process of aging. A significant part of the book will be dedicated to successful differentiation between benign and malignant breast calcifications. Another important task is to focus attention to the potential for radiation-induced breast cancer and to the screening of people with a family history of malignant breast tumors. Тhere will be included also practical advice and mammographic guidelines useful in daily medical practice.