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Survey Paper on Diagnosis of Breast Cancer Using Image Processing Techniques

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Computer Science, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, PAKISTAN

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 2, Issue (10), Pages 88-98, October,2 (2013)


Breast cancer is the oldest known type of cancer in humans. The oldest identification and definition of cancer was recordedin Egypt in around 1600 BC. Since then this disease has been researched and studied to avoid outcomes caused by it butstill this disease is considered as one of the most deadliest diseases of all times, as deaths caused by breast cancer only inUS in 2012 reached 40,000. In the modern medical science there are plenty of newly devised methodologies and techniquesfor the timely detection of breast cancer. Most of these techniques make use of highly advanced technologies such asmedical image processing. This research study is an attempt to highlight the available breast cancer detection techniquesbased on image processing and provides an overview about the affordability, reliability and outcomes of each technique.


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