Technology | December 16, 2007

Parascript Enters Breast Cancer Detection Market

Parascript LLC, an image analysis and pattern recognition technology provider, entered into the medical imaging market by expanding its product suite to include computer-aided detection (CAD) algorithms to detect breast cancer.
AccuDetect is intended to help radiologists in the early detection of breast cancer during film-based or digital mammography exams. AccuDetect is a set of computer-aided detection algorithms designed to deliver the lowest false positive rates in the industry, according to the company. AccuDetect uses Parascript’s image analysis and recognition technology to reportedly identify and clearly mark suspicious areas without obscuring the region of interest, enabling more accurate interpretation of mammograms and increased detection of calcifications and masses. The technology integrates several complementary algorithms and sophisticated voting methods to achieve high sensitivity and low false positive rates for greater levels of certainty.

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