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Trained computer program can aid physicians in accurately diagnosing breast cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

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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Vitamin C May Encourage Blood Cancer Stem Cells to Die

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: NYU Langone Health From: PR Newswire Vitamin C may “tell” faulty stem cells in the bone marrow to mature and die normally, instead of multiplying to cause blood cancers. This is the finding of a study led by researchers from Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Health, and published online August 17 in the journal Cell. Certain genetic changes …