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June 29, 2017

Masters Candidate Lisa Irimata - "An Anatomic Breast Phantom Mimicking Varying Levels of Radiographic Tissue Density for Investigating Contrast- Enhanced Detection of Microcalcifications"

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among women globally and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women in the United States. Microcalcifications (µcals) are the most commonly detected abnormality in the diagnosis of breast cancer. However, the detection of µcals and other breast lesions can be obscured by radiographically dense breast tissue.

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