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Computer-aided detection and classification of microcalcifications in digital breast tomosynthesis

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Currently, mammography is the most common imaging technology used in breast screening. Low dose X-rays are passed through the breast to generate images called mammograms. One type of breast abnormality is a cluster of microcalcifications. Usually, in benign cases, microcalcifications result from the death of fat cells or are due to secretion by the lobules. However, in some cases, clusters of microcalcifications are indicative of early breast cancer, partly because of the secretions by...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Balliol College
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Engineering Science
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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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ora:6779

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