Technologies for The Early Detection of Breast Cancer

Learn about current breast imaging technology and practice

Many questions are answered in this fascinating text prepared by the Institute of Medicine National Research Council. Filled with information and resource materials, you will learn what’s new in the fight against breast cancer and what new modalities are being developed for imaging and treatment. This course is a must for those who want to know about breast imaging and related techniques, technologies in development, genetics and tumor markers, regulation and cost coverage of the new technologies.

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Breast Imaging and Related Technologies
  • Technologies in Development: Genetics and Tumor Markers
  • Development and Regulation of New Technologies
  • Evaluation and Cost Coverage of New Technologies
  • Dissemination: Increasing the Use and Availability of New Technologies
  • Findings and Recommendations
  • Glossary
  • References
  • Appendix: Workshop speakers and other contributors
  • Index