Imaging Techniques for Cancer Diagnosis and Scope for Enhancement

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Showkat Hassan Malik 1,* Tariq Ahmad Lone 1 S.M.K. Quadri 2

1. Department of computer Science, Mewar University, Rajasthan, India

2. Department of computer Science, Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 29 Jan. 2016 / Revised: 2 Mar. 2016 / Accepted: 7 Apr. 2016 / Published: 8 May 2016

Index Terms

Imaging techniques, cancer diagnosis, image enhancement, image artifacts


Imaging techniques are used to create images of structure, function and pathology of human body organs for cancer diagnosis. Various imaging techniques like X-ray, Ultra-Sonography (US), Positron Emission Tomography (PET), Ultrasound, MRI etc. are used for cancer diagnosis. These imaging techniques have gone through Lot of advancements during lost few years. These techniques vary in the technology and application. Various artifacts exist in these imaging techniques and images produced by theses imaging techniques. These artifacts can be exploited to enhance the imaging technique and the images produced by them.

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Showkat Hassan Malik, Tariq Ahmad Lone, S. M. k Quadri,"Imaging Techniques for Cancer Diagnosis and Scope for Enhancement", International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP), Vol.8, No.5, pp.83-91, 2016. DOI: 10.5815/ijigsp.2016.05.08


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