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A Data Preparation Methodology in Data Mining Applied to Mortality Population Databases

Joaquín Pérez, Emmanuel Iturbide, Víctor Olivares, Miguel Hidalgo, Alicia Martínez, Nelva Almanza
2015 Journal of medical systems  
patterns for the public health services in Mexico.  ...  Currently, data mining methodologies are of general purpose and one of their limitations is that they do not provide a guide about what particular task to develop in a specific domain.  ...  General Data Preparation (GDP) GDP refers to a set of data preparation tasks that are independent from the specific data mining goal to be achieved.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10916-015-0312-5 pmid:26385549 pmcid:PMC4575356 fatcat:toxlfjid5ngzpl6yykcojv55f4

Time trends in municipal distribution patterns of cancer mortality in Spain

Gonzalo López-Abente, Nuria Aragonés, Beatriz Pérez-Gómez, Marina Pollán, Javier García-Pérez, Rebeca Ramis, Pablo Fernández-Navarro
2014 BMC Cancer  
This paper reports on trends in the geographical mortality patterns of the most frequent cancers in Spain, over a period of 20 years.  ...  Conclusion: In men, the marked geographical patterns of stomach, colorectal, lung and bladder cancer remained stable over time.  ...  Mortality data were supplied by the Spanish National Statistics Institute in accordance with a specific confidentiality protocol.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2407-14-535 pmid:25060700 pmcid:PMC4124154 fatcat:xzfxrku25bgbnd4ksgetxwo6z4

Geographical variations in cancer mortality and social inequalities in southern Spain (Andalusia). 2002-2013

Vanessa Santos-Sánchez, Juan Antonio Córdoba-Doña, Francisco Viciana, Antonio Escolar-Pujolar, Lucia Pozzi, Rebeca Ramis
2020 PLoS ONE  
we observed a negative association for lung cancer and a positive for stomach cancer.  ...  The results show an East-West mortality pattern with higher risk in the west for lung and bladder cancer among men, and breast cancer among women.  ...  With respect to geographical distribution, cancer mortality data in Spain has presented a differential mortality pattern since the 1990s, with higher mortality rates in the south-west of the country.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0233397 pmid:32442187 pmcid:PMC7244163 fatcat:wzzwfdb5c5cwpfexohwf26nqou

Occupational cohort study of current and former workers exposed to chrysotile in mine and processing facilities in Asbest, the Russian Federation: Cohort profile of the Asbest Chrysotile Cohort study

Joachim Schüz, Igor Bukhtiyarov, Ann Olsson, Monika Moissonnier, Evgenia Ostroumova, Eleonora Feletto, Sara J Schonfeld, Graham Byrnes, Iraklii Tskhomariia, Valerie McCormack, Kurt Straif, Sergey Kashanskiy (+3 others)
2020 PLoS ONE  
A historical cohort study in workers occupationally exposed to chrysotile was set up in the town of Asbest, the Russian Federation, to study their cause-specific mortality, with a focus on cancer.  ...  Of the 35,837 cohort members, 12,729 (35.5%) had died (2,373 of them of cancer, including 10 of mesothelioma), 18,799 (52.5%) were known to be alive at the end of the observation period (2015), and 4,309  ...  Acknowledgments We acknowledge the work conducted by the extended study team: Dr Nikolai Izmerov, director Author Contributions  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0236475 pmid:32726334 pmcid:PMC7390538 fatcat:icbx2lmfcnh2vng6idzhzeincm

Cancer risks of firefighters: a systematic review and meta-analysis of secular trends and region-specific differences

Swaantje Casjens, Thomas Brüning, Dirk Taeger
2020 International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health  
We observed an increase of mSIR for melanoma of the skin and prostate cancer as well as a decrease of mSIR for stomach cancer with later employment onset.  ...  The objective of this study was to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the cancer risks among firefighters in the time course and from different geographical areas.  ...  The overall cancer mSIR of firefighters was similar to the general population and did not show a secular trend (Fig. 2) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00420-020-01539-0 pmid:32306177 fatcat:vr5ikaxnpncmrjgpzerrtn3qla

Estimating cancer incidence based on claims data from medical insurance systems in two areas lacking cancer registries in China

Hongrui Tian, Wei Yang, Yanjun Hu, Zhen Liu, Lei Chen, Liang Lei, Fan Zhang, Fen Cai, Huawen Xu, Mengfei Liu, Chuanhai Guo, Yun Chen (+10 others)
2020 EClinicalMedicine  
We aimed to establish a Medical-Insurance-System-based Cancer Surveillance System (MIS-CASS) in China and evaluate the completeness and timeliness of this system through reporting cancer incidence rates  ...  A six-month lag time was needed to report these cancer incidences for the MIS-CASS.  ...  Commission of the People's Republic of China;  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eclinm.2020.100312 pmid:32215367 pmcid:PMC7090368 fatcat:v5mfbb7tcrgtrobzm6apf4atly

Investigating Diseases and Chemicals in COVID-19 Literature with Text Mining

Amir Karami, Brandon Bookstaver, Melissa Nolan, Parisa Bozorgi
2021 International Journal of Information Management Data Insights  
This study is beneficial to researchers for obtaining a macro-level picture of literature, to educators for knowing the scope of literature, and to policymakers and funding agencies for creating scientific  ...  , and lack of data-driven tools.  ...  Big data mining methods have been very effective and efficient in automatically identifying patterns from big biomedical data.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jjimei.2021.100016 fatcat:2dmacb4jgfdutbsudrmyqwusha

Risk of Cancer Mortality in Spanish Towns Lying in the Vicinity of Pollutant Industries

Rebeca Ramis, Pablo Fernandez-Navarro, Javier Garcia-Perez, Elena Boldo, Diana Gomez-Barroso, Gonzalo Lopez-Abente
2012 ISRN Oncology  
For the 8,098 Spanish towns, we defined a factor with 4 levels based on the number of factories in a radius of 2.5 km from the centroid of each town (industrial factor).  ...  Our objective is to study cancer mortality risk associated with residence in the vicinity of pollutant factories. We used data on industries for year 2007 (3458 facilities).  ...  The socio-demographic indicators (Socs) included were chosen for their availability at municipal level and potential explanatory ability vis-à-vis certain geographic mortality patterns: population size  ... 
doi:10.5402/2012/614198 pmid:23193486 pmcid:PMC3463942 fatcat:z3acck2fm5htvmarjk4vzdbshm

Mortality by neoplasia and cellular telephone base stations in the Belo Horizonte municipality, Minas Gerais state, Brazil

Adilza C. Dode, Mônica M.D. Leão, Francisco de A.F. Tejo, Antônio C.R. Gomes, Daiana C. Dode, Michael C. Dode, Cristina W. Moreira, Vânia A. Condessa, Cláudia Albinatti, Waleska T. Caiaffa
2011 Science of the Total Environment  
Medical Doctor; Luciano Assírio Bossi, Telecommunications Engineer; Graziella Lage Oliveira, Psychologist; Lívia Daniella Pereira Dode, Production Engineer; and Aline Dayrrel Ferreira Sales, Epidemiologist for  ...  800 m and maximum of 1200 m) This is the pattern of a sector antenna.  ...  Those estimated data were then compared to measured in situ data for the same set of BSs.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.05.051 pmid:21741680 fatcat:55tozooz2nck5jqitm4ud2a6o4

Industrial pollution and mortality from digestive cancers at the small area level in a Spanish industrialized province

Vanessa Santos-Sanchez, Juan Antonio Córdoba-Doña, Javier García-Pérez, Antonio Escolar-Pujolar, Lucia Pozzi, Rebeca Ramis
2020 Geospatial Health  
The province of Cadiz, Spain, is a highly industrialized area with numerous registered industrial plants, which has led to major concern regarding the possible influence of these facilities on the high  ...  Using the spatial Besag, York and Mollié (BYM) approach, we assessed the relative risk of dying from these cancers for people living between 500 m and 5 km from industrial installations.  ...  Despite showing a declining pattern in recent years, the cancer mortality rates in the province of Cadiz still lie above European and Spanish estimates for both sexes, for all cancers, and for certain  ... 
doi:10.4081/gh.2020.802 pmid:32575970 fatcat:y4dbf34pbbex5j5iklqzem6yb4

High expression FUT1 and B3GALT5 is an independent predictor of postoperative recurrence and survival in hepatocellular carcinoma

Huan-Hsien Kuo, Ruey-Jen Lin, Jung-Tung Hung, Chung-Bao Hsieh, Tsai-Hsien Hung, Fei-Yun Lo, Ming-Yi Ho, Chau-Ting Yeh, Yen-Lin Huang, John Yu, Alice L. Yu
2017 Scientific Reports  
Cancer may arise from dedifferentiation of mature cells or maturation-arrested stem cells.  ...  survival (OS) for those with high expression of B3GALT5 (P = 0.017).  ...  Acknowledgements We are indebted to Taiwan Liver Cancer Network (TLCN) for providing the HCC samples and related clinical data for our study.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41598-017-11136-w pmid:28883415 pmcid:PMC5589766 fatcat:7ah5ottmwndp7le3avfm6apmya

İstanbul'daki Bazı Kumul Bitkilerinde Yağ Asidi ve Amino Asit Profilleri

Samet TAÇ, Tamer ÖZCAN
2019 Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü Dergisi  
Dunes are one of the most dynamic ecosystems in the nature and they are considered as a special habitat type hosting valuable genetic resources.  ...  Seed samples and aerial parts of the plants have been analysed for fatty acid and amino acid compositions.  ...  Acknowledgment This study was funded by Scientific Research Projects Coordination Unit of Istanbul University. Project number:29131.  ... 
doi:10.19113/sdufenbed.555767 fatcat:n35dvww5drabbpars4jj2fftjy

A Method to Explore the Connectivity Patterns of Proteins and Drugs for Identifying Disease Communities

Ken McGarry, David Nelson, Mark Ashton
2020 SN Computer Science  
Link clustering is vital for community detection as it enables the integration of disparate sources of data and provides a better understanding of community hierarchy and community dynamics than non-link  ...  This work describes how we generate overlapping clusters from complex networks to explore the dynamic nature of diseases, the genes implicated with them and the drugs used to treat them.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments which have improved the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42979-020-00151-w fatcat:vpmmivni5japhhzvphhkdcohpy

The Close Linkage between Nutrition and Environment through Biodiversity and Sustainability: Local Foods, Traditional Recipes, and Sustainable Diets

Alessandra Durazzo
2019 Sustainability  
between the potential benefits and "functional role" of a food and the territory, including papers on the characterization of local foods and traditional recipes, on the promotion of traditional dietary  ...  patterns and sustainable diets.  ...  C169), University of Fort Hare for financial support to conduct this study.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11102876 fatcat:bqvk7k6j7rbbbnz4tjblftk3xm

Metabolomics for the masses: The future of metabolomics in a personalized world

Drupad K. Trivedi, Katherine A. Hollywood, Royston Goodacre
2017 European Journal of Molecular and Clinical Medicine  
systemic understanding of the underlying causes of pathology.  ...  Quicker adaptation of biomarkers discovered using metabolomics can be possible with novel portable and wearable technologies aided by clever data mining, as well as deep learning and artificial intelligence  ...  Indeed, many people already use wearable technology for the assessment of their exercise levels, heart rate, blood oxygen levels, as well as sleeping patterns, so collecting data on 'healthy' individuals  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.nhtm.2017.06.001 pmid:29094062 pmcid:PMC5653644 fatcat:v2joelxzprcfjjdpjwqy2pgkrm
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