AI in cancer research, diagnosis, and treatment: it’s great but how can we trust it?

AI in cancer research, diagnosis, and treatment: it’s great but how can we trust it?

Dr Edward Law
Dr Edward Law

In 10 seconds: Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the way we research, diagnose and treat cancer. However, it can be a "black box" that can't be explained by humans, which makes it hard to trust its output. This is a huge barrier to using it to help patients.

Does AI have a place in the cancer world? AI is already widely used in cancer research, where the complexity of living systems is too difficult for humans to understand. It can help us by processing vast amounts of information, simplifying it, and extracting something useful from it.


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