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Journal of ZheJiang University(Medical Science)  2017, Vol. 46 Issue (5): 455-461    DOI: 10.3785/j.issn.1008-9292.2017.10.01
Medical imaging in tumor precision medicine: opportunities and challenges
XU Jingjing, TAN Yanbin, ZHANG Minming
Department of Radiology, the Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou 310009, China
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Tumor precision medicine is an emerging approach for tumor diagnosis, treatment and prevention, which takes account of individual variability of environment, lifestyle and genetic information. Tumor precision medicine is built up on the medical imaging innovations developed during the past decades, including the new hardware, new imaging agents, standardized protocols, image analysis and multimodal imaging fusion technology. Also the development of automated and reproducible analysis algorithm has extracted large amount of information from image-based features. With the continuous development and mining of tumor clinical and imaging databases, the radiogenomics, radiomics and artificial intelligence have been flourishing. Therefore, these new technological advances bring new opportunities and challenges to the application of imaging in tumor precision medicine.

Key wordsArtificial intelligence      Therapy,computer-assisted      Diagnostic imaging      Review      Genomics      Neoplasms     
Received: 30 September 2017      Published: 25 October 2017
CLC:  R445  
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XU Jingjing, TAN Yanbin, ZHANG Minming. Medical imaging in tumor precision medicine: opportunities and challenges. Journal of ZheJiang University(Medical Science), 2017, 46(5): 455-461.

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关键词: 肿瘤,  人工智能,  诊断显像,  综述,  治疗,计算机辅助,  基因组学 
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