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December 15, 2017

AI advances at detecting cancer — but it can't see you now

  • Science
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Robotics/AI

Axios – Medicine is poised to be one place where AI makes a mark. In a study published this week, researchers report that a machine algorithm was as good — or better — than pathologists at detecting the spread of a type of breast cancer.

For all the talk about the promise of AI radically changing medicine, this is one of the first peer-reviewed studies to back claims that algorithms can detect abnormalities in pathology slides, says Eric Topol from the Scripps Research Institute.

Read more at Axios.

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