Use of algorithms as determinants for individual patient decision making: national comprehensive cancer network versus artificial neural networks.

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The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) developed a series of algorithms based on expert opinion to guide the treatment of patients with prostate cancer. These algorithms define acceptable treatment options according to the risk of disease recurrence and the life expectancy of the patient. However, practicing clinicians are expected to use medical… (More)

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@article{Crawford2003UseOA, title={Use of algorithms as determinants for individual patient decision making: national comprehensive cancer network versus artificial neural networks.}, author={E. David Crawford}, journal={Urology}, year={2003}, volume={62 6 Suppl 1}, pages={13-9} }