These Doctors Are Using AI to Screen for Breast Cancer

With many women skipping routine mammograms due to COVID-19 restrictions, doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital are using an artificial intelligence algorithm to identify those at risk for developing breast cancer. The approach has proved successful in multiple instances, with those flagged by the algorithm three times as likely to develop cancer. “What the AI tools are doing is they're extracting information that my eye and my brain can't,” a doctor using the tool explained.

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