Primary Screening Technique for Detecting Breast Cancer

C. Naga Raju*, A. Hima Bindhu**
*Department of Computer Science and Engineering, YSR Engineering College of Yogivemana University, Proddatur, Andhra Pradesh, India.
**Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Ryalaseema University, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Periodicity:April - June'2019


The breast cancer is absolutely life intimidating and dreadful disease. The primary screening of breast tumor is still under research because of some risk features, such as gene, taking birth control pills, smoking, obesity, and age are playing vital role spreading the cancers. The malignant tumors induct into the breast cells and eventually this tumor extends to the surrounding tissues. The proposed technique consists of four steps. Step 1 is for digitized noises removal, step 2 is for suppression of radio opaque artifacts, step 3 is for Pectoral Muscle removal, and step 4 is for detecting location of cancer on breast for emphasizing the region of breast profile. To reveal the capability of this technique, two separate digital mammograms are tested using GT (Ground Truth) mammograms for assessment of performance characteristics. The Experimental results indicate that the breast cancer regions are extracted truthfully in compliance to respective Ground Truth Images.


SRG, GT, Tumor, CAD, Pectorals, Malignant.

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Raju, C. N., & Bindu, A. H.(2019). Primary Screening Technique for Detecting Breast Cancer. i-manager's Journal on Image Processing, 6(2),21-27.


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