Navigation Links
Machines learn to detect breast cancer
Date:11/5/2013

Software that can recognize patterns in data is commonly used by scientists and economics. Now, researchers in the US have applied similar algorithms to help them more accurately diagnose breast cancer. The researchers outline details in the International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics.

Duo Zhou a biostatistician at pharmaceutical company Pfizer in New York and colleagues Dinesh Mital and Shankar Srinivasan of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, point out that data pattern recognition is widely used in machine-learning applications in science. Computer algorithms trained on historical data can be used to analyze current information and detect patterns and then predict possible future patterns. However, this powerful knowledge discovery technology is little used in medicine.

The team suggested that just such an automated statistical analysis methodology might readily be adapted to a clinical setting. They have done just that in using an algorithmic approach to analyzing data from breast cancer screening to more precisely recognize the presence of malignant tumors in breast tissue as opposed to benign growths or calcium deposits. This could help improve outcomes for patients with malignancy but also reduce the number of false positives that otherwise lead patients to unnecessary therapeutic, chemotherapy or radiotherapy, and surgical interventions.

The machine learning approach takes into account nine characteristics of a minimally invasive fine needle biopsy, including clump thickness, uniformity of cell size, adhesions, epithelial cell size, bare cell nuclei and other factors. Trained on definitive data annotated as malignant or benign, the system was able to correlate the many disparate visual factors present in the data with the outcome. The statistical model thus developed could then be used to test new tissue samples for malignancy.


'/>"/>

Contact: Albert Ang
press@inderscience.com
Inderscience Publishers
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Treeno Software Adds ACT Business Machines as New Distribution Partner
2. Complimentary Healthy Vending Machines for Oakland County
3. The Machines of Sex Research: Powering repression and revolution
4. Healthy Vending Machines Now Available at Aveda Frederic's Institute
5. Daimer Launches Patented Floor Cleaning Machines Line For Tile And Carpets
6. Max! Healthy Vending Machines in Tune with Burgeoning Organic Foods Market
7. HUMAN Healthy Vending Machines Headed for Wasatch High School
8. Corporate Wellness Policies to Incorporate Healthy Vending Machines
9. Fresh Healthy Vending Expands to Northern Texas Area to Provide Healthier Options in Vending Machines
10. Soma Medical Parts Announces the Release of Replacement Bellows for Anesthesia Machines
11. Top Elliptical Machines in Arizona named by TopConsumerReviews.com
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/26/2014)... India Network Foundation, a non-profit US based ... today a new version of “ EasySelect ”, a ... plan for their visiting parents. The technology tool is ... process when choosing an insurance plan by showing the ... few clicks. Many elderly Asian Indian parents often find ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... Parker & Sons, Inc. a ... heating, cooling and plumbing contractor services throughout Arizona ... in 2014 with regard to air-conditioning systems. Residential ... known for its incredibly hot summers. Working with ... and details of a wide variety of systems ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... (PRWEB) December 26, 2014 ... BambooFlooringChina.com combines beauty, strength and durability. Today, the ... promotion, which is valid until Jan. 30, 2015. ... grain of traditional hardwood. BambooFlooringChina.com is a well-known ... help consumers worldwide to find a reliable bamboo ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Product liability lawsuits filed in ... ( http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/DePuy/ ) continue to move forward in federal ... issued in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of ... open conference on January 7, 2015, at the Paul ... West Palm Beach, Florida. The Conference is scheduled to ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Dylan Queen, a famous online company supplying women’s special ... prom dresses, most of which are priced under $200. ... the promotion is valid until Jan. 22, 2015; the ... market. , The prom dresses in this new collection ... strapless, empire strapless chiffon, one shoulder, floor-length, V-neck beading, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:India Network Health Insurance Announces new Comprehensive Pre-existing Condition Coverage policy for Visitors to the United States 2Health News:India Network Health Insurance Announces new Comprehensive Pre-existing Condition Coverage policy for Visitors to the United States 3Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 3Health News:BambooFlooringChina.com: click strand woven bamboo flooring promotion valid until Jan. 30, 2015. 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Dylan Queen: Cheap Prom Dresses for the UK Market 2
... HPRT1 lead to very specific self-destructive behavior. Boys with ... slam their arms into doorways and otherwise harm themselves. ... gene don,t behave differently than normal mice. Researchers at ... related to HPRT1, present in humans but not in ...
... HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- ... doesn,t improve detection of invasive breast cancer, new research suggests. ... will be called back for further testing, according to the ... National Cancer Institute . ,All in all, we found ...
... News) -- Greater breast density is associated with an ... traits, new research says. In the study, published ... Journal of the National Cancer Institute , researchers used ... with breast cancer and a control group of 1,794 ...
... Using human breast cancer cells and the protein that causes fireflies ... some breast cancer cells become resistant to the anticancer effects of ... "dimmer switches" that apparently control how a breast cancer gene responds ... July 7 by Human Molecular Genetics , the scientists show ...
... 27, 2011) Using computed tomography (CT), researchers have identified ... with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) that are associated with ... are published online in the journal Radiology . ... of the lungs, and is a leading cause of death ...
... measurements in humans show that potentially harmful haloacetic acids ... minutes after exposure to chlorinated water where HAAs form ... in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology ... the urine of swimming pool workers. Mercedes Gallego ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Gene gives clues to self-injurious behavior in rare disorder 2Health News:Computer-Aided Mammography Doesn't Improve Breast Cancer Detection: Study 2Health News:Computer-Aided Mammography Doesn't Improve Breast Cancer Detection: Study 3Health News:Greater Breast Density May Raise Cancer Risk 2Health News:Johns Hopkins researchers discover how some breast cancers alter their sensitivity to estrogen 2Health News:CT shows changes in lungs associated with COPD flare-ups 2
(Date:12/22/2014)... 2014 NxStage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... products, announced today that the U.S. Food and ... to perform hemodialysis overnight while the patient is ... NxStage,s® System One is the first and only ... indication. Home nocturnal hemodialysis is ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... --Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hmlfbq/investment ) ... Analysis of the US Medical Device Sector " ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This analysis ... identifies the key trends and rationale for undertaking ... and acquisitions. The study will be ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... MARLBOROUGH, Mass , Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ... a biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing and ... using RNA-targeted technologies, today issued the following open ... Geert Cauwenbergh , Dr. Med. Sc. ... few days a number of inaccurate statements posted ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:NxStage Receives FDA Clearance for Home Nocturnal Hemodialysis 2NxStage Receives FDA Clearance for Home Nocturnal Hemodialysis 3Investment Analysis of the US Medical Device Sector 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 3RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 4RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 5RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 6
... Therapeutics, Inc. today,announced completion of a Phase ... kappa opioid agonist, CR845, under development for ... drug candidate was safe and,well-tolerated after intravenous ... expected to be associated with clinical analgesic ...
... CyberKnife System at Oklahoma ... CyberKnife Center, ... global leader in the field of radiosurgery,announced today that the first ... was recently,installed at the Oklahoma CyberKnife, LLC in Tulsa, OK. The ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cara Therapeutics Announces Successful Completion of Phase I Clinical Trial of Novel Analgesic, CR845 2New CyberKnife Technologies Demonstrate Dramatic Reduction in Treatment Times 2New CyberKnife Technologies Demonstrate Dramatic Reduction in Treatment Times 3New CyberKnife Technologies Demonstrate Dramatic Reduction in Treatment Times 4
... a rapid, real-time thermal cycler used for ... automating much of the testing process, and ... is the fastest, easiest to use, and ... The SmartCycler delivers highly accurate and consistent ...
Inquire...
Chemically Resistant Sealing Mat for 384ch, Square Well Available Sterile...
96-well Silicone Compression Mat, Bulk...
Medicine Products: