Designing and Developing a Cancer Chatbot in a Website

Year : 2024 | Volume :11 | Issue : 01 | Page : 1-9
By

Aaron Sam A.S.

Sobana R.S.

Lakshmi R.

S. Rathnamala

A. Karthickumar

  1. Student Department of Artificial Intelligence & Data Science, Sethu Institute of Technology, Thoothukudi Tamil Nadu India
  2. Student Department of Artificial Intelligence & Data Science, Sethu Institute of Technology, Thoothukudi Tamil Nadu India
  3. Student Department of Artificial Intelligence & Data Science, Sethu Institute of Technology, Thoothukudi Tamil Nadu India
  4. Associate Professor Department of Artificial Intelligence & Data Science, Sethu Institute of Technology, Thoothukudi Tamil Nadu India
  5. Assistant Professor Department of Artificial Intelligence & Data Science, Sethu Institute of Technology, Thoothukudi Tamil Nadu India

Abstract

Cancer is a disease that affects millions of people worldwide each year and is characterized by the rapid growth of cells that are abnormal. The outcome is affected since numerous cases are discovered at advanced stages of the disease. Anxiety and depression are two mental health issues that frequently coexist with the illness, worsening its effects on sufferers. There were many medical apps that provide guidelines for patients, but these apps will not give specific-use case. Introducing a specialized chatbot integrated with a website specifically tailored to address cancer-related queries can significantly mitigate several challenges contributing to cancer deaths. Firstly, by providing a platform for individuals to seek information and guidance, the chatbot facilitates early awareness and encourages regular doctor visits, potentially leading to earlier detection and treatment. Secondly, by offering a confidential and non-judgmental space for users to express their concerns, the chatbot helps overcome the stigma associated with cancer, reducing the likelihood of individuals resorting to self-medication or avoiding seeking help altogether. Thirdly, by providing personalized support and resources, the chatbot combats feelings of loneliness and stress commonly experienced by cancer patients, thereby promoting better mental well-being and overall health outcomes. Unlike generic medical chatbots found in applications, this specialized website-integrated chatbot focuses solely on cancer-related queries, ensuring a high level of accuracy and effectiveness, thus serving as a valuable tool in the fight against cancer.

Keywords: Chatbot, user-friendly, conversation, appointment, clinicians

[This article belongs to Journal of Multimedia Technology & Recent Advancements(jomtra)]

How to cite this article: Aaron Sam A.S., Sobana R.S., Lakshmi R., S. Rathnamala, A. Karthickumar. Designing and Developing a Cancer Chatbot in a Website. Journal of Multimedia Technology & Recent Advancements. 2024; 11(01):1-9.
How to cite this URL: Aaron Sam A.S., Sobana R.S., Lakshmi R., S. Rathnamala, A. Karthickumar. Designing and Developing a Cancer Chatbot in a Website. Journal of Multimedia Technology & Recent Advancements. 2024; 11(01):1-9. Available from: https://journals.stmjournals.com/jomtra/article=2024/view=138634




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Volume 11
Issue 01
Received March 11, 2024
Accepted March 29, 2024
Published April 4, 2024