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Author Taktak, Azzam F. G

Title Outcome Prediction in Cancer
Published Burlington : Elsevier, 2007


Description 1 online resource (483 pages)
Contents Front cover -- OUTCOME PREDICTION IN CANCER -- Copyright page -- Foreword -- Contents -- Contributors -- Introduction -- Section 1: The Clinical Problem -- Chapter 1: The Predictive Value of Detailed Histological Staging of Surgical Resection Specimens in Oral Cancer -- Chapter 2: Survival after Treatment of Intraocular Melanoma -- Chapter 3: Recent Developments in Relative Survival Analysis -- Section 2: Biological and Genetic Factors -- Chapter 4: Environmental and Genetic Risk Factors of Lung Cancer
Chapter 5: Chaos, Cancer, the Cellular Operating System and the Prediction of Survival in Head and Neck Cancer -- Section 3: Mathematical Background of Prognostic Models -- Chapter 6: Flexible Hazard Modelling for Outcome Prediction in Cancer: Perspectives for the Use of Bioinformatics Knowledge -- Chapter 7: Information Geometry for Survival Analysis and Feature Selection by Neural Networks -- Chapter 8: Artificial Neural Networks Used in the Survival Analysis of Breast Cancer Patients: A Node-Negative Study -- Section 4: Application of Machine Learning Methods
Chapter 9: The Use of Artificial Neural Networks for the Diagnosis and Estimation of Prognosis in Cancer Patients -- Chapter 10: Machine Learning Contribution to Solve Prognostic Medical Problems -- Chapter 11: Classification of Brain Tumours by Pattern Recognition of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopic Data -- Chapter 12: Towards Automatic Risk Analysis for Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer Based on Pedigree Data -- Chapter 13: The Impact of Microarray Technology in Brain Cancer -- Section 5: Dissemination of Information
Chapter 14: The Web and the New Generation of Medical Information Systems -- Chapter 15: Geoconda: A Web Environment for Multi-Centre Research -- Chapter 16: The Development and Execution of Medical Prediction Models -- Subject Index
Summary A multi-disciplinary book addressing the question of outcome prediction in cancer addressing topics on clinical medicine, mathematics, biology, and bioinformatics
Notes Print version record
Subject Cancer -- Diagnosis.
Cancer -- Prognosis.
Neural networks (Computer science)
Survival analysis (Biometry)
Neural Networks, Computer
Survival Analysis
Cancer -- Diagnosis.
Cancer -- Prognosis.
Neural networks (Computer science)
Survival analysis (Biometry)
Form Electronic book
Author Fisher, Anthony C
ISBN 9780444528551