AI helps speed up breast cancer tracking but you can help too!
Cancer Breast Cancer AI

AI helps speed up breast cancer tracking but you can help too!

Dr Edward Law
Dr Edward Law

In 10 seconds? An artificial intelligence (AI) assistant can speed up the examination of breast cancer images. Using the tool, pathologists can detect dividing cells nearly 30% faster, raising the hope of better healthcare decisions for patients in the future.

What’s the breakthrough? Working with a group of 24 pathologists with different levels of experience, researchers found that 87.5% of them correctly identified more “mitotic figures” from microscopic images of breast cancer tissue when using an AI tool. What’s more, it reduced the average time to do so by 27.8%.

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