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Finding Optimal Cancer Treatment using Markov Decision Process to Improve Overall Health and Quality of Life.

@article{Deb2020FindingOC,
  title={Finding Optimal Cancer Treatment using Markov Decision Process to Improve Overall Health and Quality of Life.},
  author={Navonil Deb and Abhinandan Dalal and Gopal K. Basak},
  journal={arXiv: Applications},
  year={2020}
}
Markov Decision Processes and Dynamic Treatment Regimes have grown increasingly popular in the treatment of diseases, including cancer. However, cancer treatment often impacts quality of life drastically, and people often fail to take treatments that are sustainable, affordable and can be adhered to. In this paper, we emphasize the usage of ambient factors like profession, radioactive exposure, food habits on the treatment choice, keeping in mind that the aim is not just to relieve the patient… 

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