Deep Learning in Automated Breast Cancer Diagnosis by Learning the Breast Histology from Microscopy

October 2022 NSH Laboratory Webinar


 Start Date - End Date

October 26, 2022

Early Bird Discount Deadline

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Registration Deadline

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Presented by Qiangqiang Gu, MS, PhD Candidate, University of Minnesota

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women. With early diagnosis, some breast cancers are highly curable. However, the concordance rate of breast cancer diagnosis from histology slides by pathologists is unacceptably low. Classifying normal versus tumor breast tissues from breast histology microscopy images is an ideal case to use for deep learning and could help to more reproducibly diagnose breast cancer. This session will discuss using 42 combinations of deep learning models, image data preprocessing techniques, and hyperparameter configurations, with accuracy testing of tumor versus normal classification using the Breast Cancer Histology (BACH) dataset. Results of this process will be shared to demonstrate preprocessing and hyperparameter configurations have a direct impact on the performance of deep neural networks for image classification.


This webinar is part of the 2022 Laboratory Webinar Series.

Laboratory Webinars are a great, inexpensive way to provide continuing education to a large number of employees. The cost for each session is the same regardless of the number of attendees.

*Earn CEU's - One CEU per attendee per session
*Group Learning - Unlimited # of participants for one low fee
*Archive Sessions - Archived materials are available for 1 year to train new staff - AND STILL EARN CEUs!

Pricing for Individual Sessions

Early Bird (more than 30 days in advance) - $79.00

Regular (month of live event) - $99.00

Late (30 days after or later) - $125.00

Looking to register for all 12 webinars at the best discount? Contact us!

Contact the NSH Office, 443-535-4060 or histo@nsh.org.


Registration Fees

Price Description Amount
Early -October 2022 NSH Lab Webinar $79.00
Early -October 2022 NSH Lab Webinar $79.00
Late -October 2022 NSH Lab Webinar $125.00
Late -October 2022 NSH Lab Webinar $125.00
Reg -October 2022 NSH Lab Webinar $99.00
Reg -October 2022 NSH Lab Webinar $99.00

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What do I need to participate?
You will need a computer with speakers and an internet connection to view the presentation. NSH uses Zoom to facilitate it's webinar program. All sessions will take place at 1:00pm EST.

Do Sessions Qualify for Continuing Education?
Session attendees receive one (1) CEU for participation in a webinar. A live recording of the webinar will be sent appoximately one week of the live webinar and a CEU can be earned by watching it within 1 year of the live air date.

How are the webinars selected?
The NSH Laboratory Webinar Program is curated by a committee of volunteers with subject area expertise and are working in the field. Using their knowledge and topic requests from our audience they curate a balanced program. If you are interested in serving on the program team, or have a topic that you wish to present for the 2023 series please contact connie@nsh.org.

Thank you to the 2022 Laboratory Webinar Program Team:
Paule Cham, MS, Associate Scientist, Janssen R&D
Heather Deutsch, MS, Senior Associate Scientist, Janssen R&D
Brandon Ward, BS, HTL(ASCP)QIHC, Histology Education Coordinator, ACL Laboratories

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No travel needed. NSH webinars can be streamed from your lab or office anywhere in the world!