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Volume & Issue no: Volume 3, Issue 7, July 2014

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Title:
Detection of Lung Cancer Nodule on Computed Tomography Images by Using Image Processing
Author Name:
Mr.Vijay A.Gajdhane , Prof. Deshpande L.M.
Abstract:
ABSTRACT Lung cancer seems to be the common cause of death among people throughout the world. Early detection of lung cancer can increase the chance of survival among people. The overall 5-year survival rate for lung cancer patients increases from 14 to 49% if the disease is detected in time. Although Computed Tomography (CT) can be more efficient than X-ray. However, problem seemed to merge due to time constraint in detecting the present of lung cancer regarding on the several diagnosing method used. Hence, a lung cancer detection system using image processing is used to classify the present of lung cancer in a CT- images. In this study, MATLAB have been used through every procedures made. In image processing procedures, process such as image preprocessing, segmentation and feature extraction have been discussed in detail. We are aiming to get the more accurate results by using various enhancement and segmentation techniques. Keywords- LCDS, Watershed Segmentation, ROI, Thresholding, morphologic, Metastasis, CT.
Cite this article:
Mr.Vijay A.Gajdhane , Prof. Deshpande L.M. , " Detection of Lung Cancer Nodule on Computed Tomography Images by Using Image Processing" , International Journal of Application or Innovation in Engineering & Management (IJAIEM) , Volume 3, Issue 7, July 2014 , pp. 281-285 , ISSN 2319 - 4847.
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