breastPhantom Documentation

Welcome to the VICTRE Breast Phantom documentation!

This documentation provides information regarding how to download, install, and use the VICTRE Breast Phantom which is designed to generate random anthropomorphic voxelized whole-breast phantoms.


This software was developed as part of the Virtual Imaging Clinical Trials for Regulatory Evaluation (VICTRE) project at the U. S. Food and Drug Administration.

The VICTRE tools provide a complete simulated imaging chain for mammography and digital breast tomosynthesis and are available as open source software

The project is in the public domain within the United States, and copyright and related rights in the work worldwide are waived through the CC0 1.0 Universal public domain dedication. See the COPYING.txt file in this repository to view the entire CC0 dedication.

All contributions to this project will be released under the CC0 dedication. By submitting a pull request, you are agreeing to comply with this waiver of copyright interest.

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