A method for classifying medical images using transfer learning: A pilot study on histopathology of breast cancer

Jongwon Chang, Jisang Yu, Taehwa Han, Hyuk Jae Chang, Eunjeong Park

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Abstract

The advance of deep learning has made huge changes in computer vision and produced various off-the-shelf trained models. Particularly, Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) has been widely used to build image classification model which allow researchers transfer the pre-trained learning model for other classifications. We propose a transfer learning method to detect breast cancer using histopathology images based on Google's Inception v3 model which were initially trained for the classification of non-medical images. The pilot study shows the feasibility of transfer learning in the detection of breast cancer with AUC of 0.93.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 IEEE 19th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services, Healthcom 2017
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages1-4
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781509067046
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Dec 14
Event19th IEEE International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services, Healthcom 2017 - Dalian, China
Duration: 2017 Oct 122017 Oct 15

Publication series

Name2017 IEEE 19th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services, Healthcom 2017
Volume2017-December

Other

Other19th IEEE International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services, Healthcom 2017
CountryChina
CityDalian
Period17/10/1217/10/15

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Health Informatics
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Health(social science)

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    Chang, J., Yu, J., Han, T., Chang, H. J., & Park, E. (2017). A method for classifying medical images using transfer learning: A pilot study on histopathology of breast cancer. In 2017 IEEE 19th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services, Healthcom 2017 (pp. 1-4). (2017 IEEE 19th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services, Healthcom 2017; Vol. 2017-December). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/HealthCom.2017.8210843