A new approach for estimating probability of metastasis at diagnosis

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Metastasis is responsible for 90% of cancer deaths from solid tumors. Although it is well known that metastasis is the result of a series of biological hurdles, it is still a challenge to calculate the probability of metastasis at diagnosis. Recently a new method has been developed based on metastasis formation to investigate the progression of pancreatic cancer. However, the exact solution of this model was difficult to find and hence there is an issue regarding the prediction accuracy of this model. To remedy it, we present in this work an alternative formula which can be easily solved by employing a simple programming and our value is consistent with those predicted by the published model.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine
EditorsJun (Luke) Huan, Satoru Miyano, Amarda Shehu, Xiaohua Hu, Bin Ma, Sanguthevar Rajasekaran, Vijay K Gombar, Ing Matthieu, Illhoi Yoo, Jiayu Zhou, Brian Chen, Vinay Pai, Brian Pierce
Place of PublicationNew York NY USA
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781467367981
Publication statusPublished - 2015
EventIEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine 2015 - Washington, United States of America
Duration: 9 Nov 201512 Nov 2015
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ConferenceIEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine 2015
Abbreviated titleBIBM 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited States of America
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