[Chaos theory: a fascinating concept for oncologists].

  title={[Chaos theory: a fascinating concept for oncologists].},
  author={Fabrice Denis and Christophe Letellier},
  journal={Cancer radiotherapie : journal de la Societe francaise de radiotherapie oncologique},
  volume={16 3},
The oncologist is confronted daily by questions related to the fact that any patient presents a specific evolution for his cancer: he is challenged by very different, unexpected and often unpredictable outcomes, in some of his patients. The mathematical approach used today to describe this evolution has recourse to statistics and probability laws: such an approach does not ultimately apply to one particular patient, but to a given more or less heterogeneous population. This approach therefore… CONTINUE READING