Jump to content. Many women have breasts that feel lumpy, thick, and tender, especially right before their periods. These symptoms are called fibrocystic breast changes. They may also be called cyclic breast changes, because they come and go with your menstrual cycle. Fibrocystic breast changes are normal and harmless.
Breast tomosynthesis is an advanced form of mammography, a specific type of breast imaging that uses low-dose x-rays to detect cancer early when it is most treatable. Breast tomosynthesis is not yet available in all imaging facilities. Tell your doctor about any breast symptoms or problems, prior surgeries, hormone use, whether you have a family or personal history of breast cancer, and if there's a possibility you are pregnant. If possible, obtain copies of your prior mammograms and make them available to your radiologist on the day of your exam. Leave jewelry at home and wear loose, comfortable clothing.
Diagnosis of pathologies using histopathological images can be time-consuming when many images with different magnification levels need to be analyzed. State-of-the-art computer vision and machine learning methods can help automate the diagnostic pathology workflow and thus reduce the analysis time. Automated systems can also be more efficient and accurate, and can increase the objectivity of diagnosis by reducing operator variability. We evaluated the performance of our proposed model on two public benchmark datasets. Furthermore, through ablation studies of the model, we found that multi-scale input and multi-feature maps play an important role in improving the performance of the model.
A mammogram is an X-ray picture of the breast. Doctors use a mammogram to look for early signs of breast cancer. Regular mammograms are the best tests doctors have to find breast cancer early, sometimes up to three years before it can be felt.