Study finds CAD effective in detecting missed breast cancers

07/31/2009 | AuntMinnie.com (free registration)

U.S. researchers found that a computer-aided detection system was able to identify 82% of the breast cancers that were missed by a computed radiography-based mammography. The findings suggest that "the use of CAD for CR mammography should be an effective approach in assisting radiologists with the detection of breast cancer," one of the researchers said.

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