Prioritization of Factors of Breast Cancer Treatment Using Fuzzy AHP

  • Hatice Camgoz-AkdagEmail author
  • Aziz Kemal Konyalioglu
  • Tugce Beldek
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering book series (LNMIE)


Breast cancer is a widespread disease that can both be seen at males or females. According to so many different factors such as age, sex, genetics, the shape and size of the tumor, environmental situations, and so on, that affects cancer type directly. With so many alternative cancer types and thus, treatment preference changes, it is vital to make the diagnosis as soon as possible to decide and start the treatment process. Diagnosis time is dependent on both technological equipment and also medical personnel. This study aims to support medical personnel, radiologists, doctors, surgeons, via proposing a multi-criteria decision model to find out which factor is more effective on the breast cancer type. Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy process is used to prioritize factors of breast cancer treatment alternatives and results are compared to another study which already used Analytic Hierarchy Process but in certain conditions.


Breast cancer Multi-criteria decision making Fuzzy Analytical hierarchy process Healthcare support systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hatice Camgoz-Akdag
    • 1
    Email author
  • Aziz Kemal Konyalioglu
    • 1
  • Tugce Beldek
    • 1
  1. 1.Management Engineering Department, Management FacultyIstanbul Technical UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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