A Brief Review on Breast Carcinoma and Deliberation on Current Non Invasive Imaging Techniques for Detection

Author(s): Rajendaran Vairavan, Othman Abdullah, Prema Boshani Retnasamy, Zaliman Sauli, Mukhzeer Mohamad Shahimin, Vithyacharan Retnasamy*.

Journal Name: Current Medical Imaging Reviews

Volume 15 , Issue 2 , 2019

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Background: Breast carcinoma is a life threatening disease that accounts for 25.1% of all carcinoma among women worldwide. Early detection of the disease enhances the chance for survival.

Discussion: This paper presents comprehensive report on breast carcinoma disease and its modalities available for detection and diagnosis, as it delves into the screening and detection modalities with special focus placed on the non-invasive techniques and its recent advancement work done, as well as a proposal on a novel method for the application of early breast carcinoma detection.

Conclusion: This paper aims to serve as a foundation guidance for the reader to attain bird’s eye understanding on breast carcinoma disease and its current non-invasive modalities.

Keywords: Breast carcinoma, breast cancer, detection, diagnosis, non-invasive, mammography, ultrasound, MRI, imaging.

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VOLUME: 15
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2019
Page: [85 - 121]
Pages: 37
DOI: 10.2174/1573405613666170912115617
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