publication . Bachelor thesis . 2008

Application of data warehousing and data mining in forecasting cancer diseases threats

Smoliński, Dominik;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
  • Publisher: Blekinge Tekniska Högskola, Avdelningen för programvarusystem
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Multidimensional analysis, trends analysis, summaries and drill-downs as data warehousing methods of choice provided rich, valuable and detailed perspective of cancer threats in terms of virtually any dimension covered by data. These allowed to model the risk of cancer including age, race, sex and survival chances among others, to spot most dangerous and incident cancers, revealed how little survival chances and treatment efficiency increased over last 30 years and how little early diagnosis was improved, presented trends and changes in them and changes in cancer risk related to place of residence and emphasized the importance of risk mitigation by screening and...
Subjects
free text keywords: cancer, risk, assessment, data, analysis, warehouse, warehousing, mining, SEER, SEERStat, caCORE, surveillance, epidemiology, Computer Sciences, Datavetenskap (datalogi), Human Computer Interaction, Människa-datorinteraktion (interaktionsdesign)
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