NOVEL IMAGE-BASED SCREENING OF MAMMARY TUMORS


Year of Award:
2006
Award Type:
R33
Project Number:
CA118479
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-06-002
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
KNOWLES, DAVID W.
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF CALIF-LAWRENC BERKELEY LAB
Breast tumors are detected by self exam, clinical exam, and mammogram and suspicious lesions are biopsied. The ensuing histological classification plays a determining role in the treatment decision but the associated risk of malignancy, the appropriate tr