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Study finds Google system could improve breast cancer detection

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 2, 2020 15:42

Study finds Google system could improve breast cancer detection

A Google artificial intelligence system proved as good as expert radiologists at detecting which women had breast cancer based on screening mammograms and showed promise at reducing errors, researchers in the United States and Britain reported. The study, published in the journal Nature , is the latest to show that artificial intelligence has the potential to improve the accuracy of screening for breast cancer, which affects one in eight women globally. The findings of the study, developed with Alphabet’s DeepMind AI unit which merged with Google Health in September, represent a major advance in the potential for the early detection of breast cancer,

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 2, 2020 15:42