R.A. Bloch Cancer Foundation Web Portal Project Group project CS 551 Instructor Dr Lee Yugyung Amit Jhamb Bhavani Prasad Sangannagari (Team Leader) Himanshu Gupta Kiran Bojja Sruthi Avula Swetha Thummala Vimala Pydi
Semantic Module • A search module using semantics • Patient will input the symptoms and medical history. • Patient will be provided with suitable data about closely related cancer type, Qualified doctors, Cancer survivors.
Web Service module • Collect dynamically latest cancer related news articles from major publishers • Dynamically construct web page with related articles • Users have access to the latest news articles related to cancer. • User can give their own queries to find news articles of their interest.
ONLINE CHAT “Chatting with a Purpose” Synchronous discussion between Patients and Doctors or Patients and Survivors Schedule doctor’s availability Supports Collaborative learning Ease of Learning High subjective user satisfaction
Discussion FORUM • Gateway to express opinions • Archival Research on Cancer • Rapid interface to already cured patients • Efficient access to past forums • Real time streaming of audio/video clippings
GUI • Easy access to Novice users • User friendly interfaces • Easy search and navigation capabilities—Not Enough hours in the day • Odd Tasks – rarely done • User Authentication • Saving medical history of user • Also in pipeline – secure online donations for the foundation.
Outcomes • An information resource for cancer patients. • Online chat session where patients can get advice from cancer survivors and qualified doctors. • Scheduler that facilitates appointment with doctors. • Patient -> survivor??? isn’t it great?