M. Premchander, Dr. M. Venkateshwara Rao, Dr. T. V. Rajini Kanth


In the medical field among all the types of cancers, lung cancer is more serious disease. Detection of lung cancer in the beginning will recover the lifetime of the patient. Using image processing techniques, Computed tomography scan images are very useful to find lung cancer nodule. The image pre-processing methods are feature extraction, image enhancement and image segmentation. Watershed transformation and based on Gabor filter to find lung cancer nodule. This research paper aim is to find more precise results using different segmentation and enhancement techniques.


Image processing, Watershed transformation, Gabor filter, Lung cancer. I.

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M. Premchander, Dr.T. V. Rajinikanth, and Dr. M . Venkateshwara Rao , “Detection of Lung Cancerin Medical ImagesUsing Image Processing Techniques “International Journal of Emerging

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