Comparison of Thermography and 3D Mammography Screening and Classification Techniques for Breast Cancer

  • Sureshkumar KrithikaEmail author
  • K. Suriya
  • R. Karthika
  • S. Priyadharshini
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics book series (LNCVB, volume 30)


Breast cancer, without doubt is one of the leading reasons for fatality among women in the world after lung cancer. Awareness and accessibility to better screening and treatment protocols will have a major impact in improving the survival rates. Moving away from the traditional methods of mammography and biopsy methods, newer techniques provide faster and efficient results to ensure early start of treatment. Therefore, a comparison study has been performed to weigh the pros and cons of thermography and 3D mammography as screening methods, followed by their respective processing and classification procedures. The ease of screening, extent of radiation, percentage of false positives, efficient segmentation, clustering, and novel classification are all considered and a conclusive result is obtained determining the better of the two processes. This could potentially revolutionize the way breast cancer is diagnosed and treated for women of all ages and walks of life.


Thermogram Mammogram Curvelet transform Wavelet transform SVM MEB 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sureshkumar Krithika
    • 1
    Email author
  • K. Suriya
    • 1
  • R. Karthika
    • 1
  • S. Priyadharshini
    • 1
  1. 1.Easwari Engineering CollegeChennaiIndia

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