Breast cancer in human is the most commonly diagnosed malignancy and it is termed as the second leading reason for deaths among women in Asia and other developing countries. The chances of cancer detection in human body have improvised as 1 in 6, which is much better than earlier days. The hard truth in reality so far has been the existence of cancer is the evidence of external lump or tissue and followed by a biopsy. In the process, the suspicious lump is detached by a surgical elimination under a microscope by a pathologist. This paper attempts to bring all the Imaging techniques that have emerged in the last decade, which has enabled the medical practitioners for early detection of breast cancer in order to avoid difficult and costly procedures.
Mammography, micro calcifications, radiologists, detection, density, sonography, micro-calcifications
T. Venkat Narayana Rao; A .Govardhan, Medical Imaging Techniques in Early Detection of Breast Cancer, HCTL Open International Journal of Technology Innovations and Research (IJTIR), Volume 11, September 2014, e-ISSN: 2321-1814, ISBN (Print): 978-1-62951-780-3.