Artificial Intelligence Detects Breast Cancer with Near 100% Accuracy

By using artificial intelligence, a computer can find breast cancer 30 times faster than a single doctor can. AI scientists at Houston Methodist have programmed software to do almost all the work of accurately interpreting a patient’s mammogram (breast x-ray) with 99 percent probability. This groundbreaking work was published in the journal Cancer, and may lead to breast biopsies becoming obsolete.Breast Cancer, Mammograms, and the Cost of DiagnosisAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, mammograms in the US employ huge resources to decrease breast cancer mortality. Almost 67% of women over 40 have regular mammograms. The number of physician appointments due to mammogram procedures has grown to over 12 million per year, and outpatient visits to hospitals have grown to 3 million. Despite all this, there are many false positive results…


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