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Trained computer program can aid physicians in accurately diagnosing breast cancer

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Source: NYU Langone Health / NYU Grossman School of Medicine From: news-medical.net A computer program trained to see patterns among thousands of breast ultrasound images can aid physicians in accurately diagnosing breast cancer, a new study shows. When tested separately on 44,755 already completed ultrasound exams, the artificial intelligence (AI) tool improved radiologists’ ability to correctly identify the disease by …

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Legislation may help identify breast cancer earlier in certain at-risk women

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By: Zachary Sweger From: psu.edu Laws designed to help women with increased risk for missed breast cancer diagnoses may help catch the disease earlier, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. They studied how notification and insurance coverage legislation for women with dense breast tissue affects the stage at which their cancer is diagnosed. More than 40% of women …