Computer aided detection systems in mammography: a breast cancer detection tool for women attending screening and/or diagnostic mammography services.

Bywood P, Newton S, Merlin T, Braunack-Mayer A, Hiller J E
Record ID 32006000586
Authors' objectives:

This Horizon Scanning Report is intended for the use of health planners and policy makers. It provides an assessment of the current state of development of CAD for breast cancer screening, its present use, the potential future application of the technology, and its likely impact on the Australian health care system. This Horizon Scanning Report is a preliminary statement of the safety, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and ethical considerations associated with CAD for breast cancer screening.

Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2004
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Spain
MeSH Terms
  • Diagnosis, Computer-Assisted
  • Female
  • Radiographic Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted
  • Mammography
  • Mass Screening
Organisation Name: Agencia de Evaluacion de Tecnologias Sanitarias
Contact Address: Instituto de Salud "Carlos III", Calle Sinesio Delgado 6, Pabellon 4, 28029 Madrid, Spain. Tel: +34 9 1 822 2005; Fax: +34 9 1 387 7841;
Contact Name: Luis M. Sánchez Gómez
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