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New AI system to help diagnose breast cancer

August 12, 2019

Designed to interpret medical images, the new system can help pathologists classify biopsies that are usually difficult for the human eye to recognise, according to researchers.

The team added that the new technology demonstrated accuracy nearly similar to that of experienced pathologists.

A study conducted by UCLA researchers in 2015 showed diagnostic errors in around one out of every six women with a type of non-invasive type of breast cancer called ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).