Collect Breast Cancer Patients' Digital Mammography Images With Corresponding Reports for the Development of Software
The purpose of this case collection effort is software design by R2 Technologies, Inc., The information received from Women's Imaging will be provided to the Case Collection, Data Management and Algorithm/software design and development teams who are responsible for the receipt of patient data and management of such data; and creation, testing and validation of R2 Technologies, Inc., for Computer Aided Detection (CAD) and new digital image archiving software design.
The information is necessary for Sponsor development efforts and will be utilized as a viewing tool with supporting written documentation of the findings on each image itself. The information will be used to develop algorithms that will foster development of CAD software. The information in each image and/or accompanying written clinical case documentation will not be analyzed in any way for clinical events
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective
Women's Imaging @ WellSpan Health
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00749255
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Inflammatory Breast Neoplasms
Metastatic breast cancer characterized by EDEMA and ERYTHEMA of the affected breast due to LYMPHATIC METASTASIS and eventual obstruction of LYMPHATIC VESSELS by the cancer cells.
A infiltrating (invasive) breast cancer, relatively uncommon, accounting for only 5%-10% of breast tumors in most series. It is often an area of ill-defined thickening in the breast, in contrast to the dominant lump characteristic of ductal carcinoma. It is typically composed of small cells in a linear arrangement with a tendency to grow around ducts and lobules. There is likelihood of axillary nodal involvement with metastasis to meningeal and serosal surfaces. (DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1205)
Carbohydrate antigen elevated in patients with tumors of the breast, ovary, lung, and prostate as well as other disorders. The mucin is expressed normally by most glandular epithelia but shows particularly increased expression in the breast at lactation and in malignancy. It is thus an established serum marker for breast cancer.
Tumors or cancer of the human BREAST.
The phosphoprotein encoded by the BRCA1 gene (GENE, BRCA1). In normal cells the BRCA1 protein is localized in the nucleus, whereas in the majority of breast cancer cell lines and in malignant pleural effusions from breast cancer patients, it is localized mainly in the cytoplasm. (Science 1995;270(5237):713,789-91)
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