A Fuzzy PROMETHEE Approach for Breast Cancer Treatment Techniques | Abstract

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)


A Fuzzy PROMETHEE Approach for Breast Cancer Treatment Techniques

Author(s):Dilber Uzun Ozsahin and Ilker Ozsahin

Breast tumor is a growth that occur in the healthy breast tissue, whereby abnormal cells undergo division in an uncontrolled manner. It comes in different types and stages and the ability to metastasize and infect distant tissues. Several studies have showed that one in eight women in the US will develop breast cancer during their life time. Therefore, early diagnosis and treatment is widely approved as being essential to effectively alleviate the disease. The aim of this study is to comparatively analyze certain breast cancer treatment procedures which include surgery, hormone therapy, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Fuzzy PROMETHEE (preference ranking organization method for enrichment of evaluations) a multi-criteria decision-making process was used to evaluate the treatments on factors that include side effects, overall survival rate, cost of treatment and treatment time.

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