Amazing technological breakthrough possible @S-Logix

Office Address

  • #5, First Floor, 4th Street Dr. Subbarayan Nagar Kodambakkam, Chennai-600 024 Landmark : Samiyar Madam
  • +91- 81240 01111

Social List

Prediction of benign and malignant breast cancer using data mining techniques - 2018

Prediction Of Benign And Malignant Breast Cancer Using Data Mining Techniques

Research Paper on Prediction Of Benign And Malignant Breast Cancer Using Data Mining Techniques

Research Area:  Machine Learning


Breast cancer is the second most leading cancer occurring in women compared to all other cancers. Around 1.1 million cases were recorded in 2004. Observed rates of this cancer increase with industrialization and urbanization and also with facilities for early detection. It remains much more common in high-income countries but is now increasing rapidly in middle- and low-income countries including within Africa, much of Asia, and Latin America. Breast cancer is fatal in under half of all cases and is the leading cause of death from cancer in women, accounting for 16% of all cancer deaths worldwide. The objective of this research paper is to present a report on breast cancer where we took advantage of those available technological advancements to develop prediction models for breast cancer survivability. We used three popular data mining algorithms (Naïve Bayes, RBF Network, J48) to develop the prediction models using a large dataset (683 breast cancer cases). We also used 10-fold cross-validation methods to measure the unbiased estimate of the three prediction models for performance comparison purposes. The results (based on average accuracy Breast Cancer dataset) indicated that the Naïve Bayes is the best predictor with 97.36% accuracy on the holdout sample (this prediction accuracy is better than any reported in the literature), RBF Network came out to be the second with 96.77% accuracy, J48 came out third with 93.41% accuracy.

Malignant Breast Cancer
Data Mining Techniques
Machine Learning
Deep Learning

Author(s) Name:  Vikas Chaurasia, Saurabh Pal, BB Tiwari

Journal name:   Journal of Algorithms & Computational Technology

Conferrence name:  

Publisher name:   SAGE Publications

DOI:  10.1177/1748301818756225

Volume Information: