Enhancing Skin Cancer Diagnosis with Deep Learning-Based Classification

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Gangatharan N.
Muthumanickam S.
Rajagopal R.
Sudharsanam V.
Sai Rakesh K. V.
Sanjive Kumaran B.


The diagnosis of skin cancer has been identified as a significant medical challenge in the 21st century due to its complexity, cost, and subjective interpretation. Early diagnosis is critical, especially in fatal cases like melanoma, as it affects the likelihood of successful treatment. Therefore, there is a need for automated methods in early diagnosis, especially with a diverse range of image samples with varying diagnoses. An automated system for dermatological disease recognition through image analysis has been proposed and compared to conventional medical personnel-based detection. This project proposes an automated technique for skin cancer classification using images from the International Skin Imaging Collaboration (ISIC) dataset, incorporating deep learning (DL) techniques that have demonstrated significant advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) research. An automated system that recognizes and classifies skin cancer through deep learning techniques could prove useful in the medical field, as it can accurately detect the presence of skin cancer at an early stage. The ISIC dataset, which includes a vast collection of images of various skin conditions, provides an excellent opportunity to develop and validate deep learning algorithms for skin cancer classification. The proposed technique could have a significant impact on the medical industry by reducing the workload of medical personnel while providing accurate and timely diagnoses..

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N., . G. ., M. . S., R. . R., S. . V., S. R. . K. V., and S. . Kumaran B. “Enhancing Skin Cancer Diagnosis With Deep Learning-Based Classification”. International Journal on Recent and Innovation Trends in Computing and Communication, vol. 11, no. 5s, May 2023, pp. 105-11, doi:10.17762/ijritcc.v11i5s.6634.


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