Automatic tumour segmentation in H&E-stained whole-slide images of the pancreas.

  title={Automatic tumour segmentation in H\&E-stained whole-slide images of the pancreas.},
  author={Pierpaolo Vendittelli and Esther M. M. Smeets and Geert J. S. Litjens},
  booktitle={Medical Imaging},
Pancreatic cancer will soon be the second leading cause of cancer-related death in Western society. Imaging techniques such as CT, MRI and ultrasound typically help providing the initial diagnosis, but histopathological assessment is still the gold standard for final confirmation of disease presence and prognosis. In recent years machine learning approaches and pathomics pipelines have shown potential in improving diagnostics and prognostics in other cancerous entities, such as breast and… 



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