NASA's technology transfer program for the early detection of breast cancer

G. Schmidt, M.A. Frey, J. Vernikos, D. Winfield
Proceedings of 18th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society  
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has led the development of advanced imaging sensors and image processing technologies for space science and Earth science missions. NASA considers the transfer and commercialization of such technologies a fundamental mission of the agency. Over the last two years, efforts have been focused on the application of aerospace imaging and computing to the field of diagnostic imaging, specifically to breast cancer imaging. These technology
more » ... se technology transfer efforts offer significant promise in helping in the national public health priority of the early detection of breast cancer.
doi:10.1109/iembs.1996.646457 fatcat:n2i46bhvxjfjni2qnmx26gmoe4