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Online Diagnostic Expert System for Detection of Breast Cancer in Saudi Arabia

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International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2015 by IJCA Journal
Volume 113 - Number 6
Year of Publication: 2015
Authors:
Yousuf Qawqzeh
Khalid Nazim Abdul Sattar
10.5120/19833-1686

Yousuf Qawqzeh and Khalid Nazim Abdul Sattar. Article: Online Diagnostic Expert System for Detection of Breast Cancer in Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Computer Applications 113(6):40-47, March 2015. Full text available. BibTeX

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	author = {Yousuf Qawqzeh and Khalid Nazim Abdul Sattar},
	title = {Article: Online Diagnostic Expert System for Detection of Breast Cancer in Saudi Arabia},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {113},
	number = {6},
	pages = {40-47},
	month = {March},
	note = {Full text available}
}

Abstract

Breast ailments have affected women since the time of the pharaohs, and can be traced back to the beginning of recorded medical history. It still poses a significant threat to the population. Statistics from the National Cancer Institute place breast cancer at the top of the list of all forms of cancers afflicting women and treated there. In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), breast cancer constitutes 18% of all cancers in Saudi women. In our work we have proposed a prototype (website) which allows the interaction between the patient and the expert system through system's interface. Our approach includes collaborative information provisioning by the community members in additions to other sources of information like online organizations and the experts in the field [3].

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