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Detection of breast cancer on digital histopathology images: Present status and future possibilities
Aswathy M.A,
Published in Elsevier BV
Volume: 8
Pages: 74 - 79
Breast cancer is a very common type of cancer in women around the world and more so in India. It affects not only women but also men. In India, we have a very disturbing trend of increase in cancer patients especially in urban areas. Out of 100 cancer patients, 25–32 patients are affected with breast cancer. The modern medical science has several advanced methodologies and techniques for the identification of breast cancer. Digital pathology is one of the emerging trends in modern medicine. Pathological studies are getting more prominence in detection of various types of cancers. This article reviews and summarizes the applications of digital image processing techniques on histopathological images for the detection of breast cancer and discusses its future possibilities. © 2016
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JournalData powered by TypesetInformatics in Medicine Unlocked
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Open AccessYes