Text Mining for Pre-screening of Cancer Clinical Trials
Big data / NoSQL Cassandra / SOLR / Natural Language Processing – Text Mining for Pre-screeening of Cancer Clinical Trials.
Cancer clinical trials are search studies that test the pertinence of a new medical treatment on cancer patients. They are key factors for medical improvement and their success depends essentially on the number of enrollments onto trials.
Pre-screening patients manually require lengthy investigations and successive matching on patients’ records during a limited phase.
Adding to this, a large amount of money spent for this phase, automating the eligibility prescreening process turns out a promising and a beneficial solution for cancer treatment.
In fact, automating this process remains an information retrieval task[...]
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