- Researchers trained an AI system on large digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) data sets to identify suspicious findings. / The system was tested by having 24 radiologists, including 13 breast subspecialists, each read 260 DBT examinations with and without AI assistance. / Cancer detection sensitivity and specificity increased, and reading times decreased.
- Cancer kills many people before their time, costing more than 8.7 million years of life among people aged 16 to 84 in the United States in 2015. Researchers estimate cancer also leads to $94 billion in future lost earnings, not just in 2015. These numbers come from a new report by American Cancer Society (ACS) researchers in JAMA Oncology.
06/25/2019 Radiological Society of North America -
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- Machine learning (ML) does better than conventional risk models at predicting heart attacks and other cardiac events. / Researchers compared the ML approach to other vessel scoring systems in almost 6,900 patients. / The ML approach better discriminated which patients would go on to have a cardiac event from those who would not.
02/05/2019 American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) -