NASA Technology Could Aid in Interpretation of Mammograms

The NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is using the same imaging technology used for space exploration to help improve medical imagery.

Caption: The left image shows an original mammogram before MED-SEG processing. The image on the right, with region of interest (white) labeled, shows a mammogram after MED-SEG processing.

Credit: Bartron Medical Imaging

NASA software used to enhance Earth Science Imagery could one day aid in the interpretation of mammograms, ultrasounds and other medical imagery.

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