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Google AI Detects Breast Cancer Better Than Humans

October 15, 2018

Via: Geek

Is there nothing artificial intelligence can’t do?

The Google AI team developed a deep learning tool that can spot advanced breast cancer with greater accuracy than doctors.

Introduced last year, the LYmph Node Assistant (LYNA) algorithm was trained to recognize characteristics of tumors in metastatic cancer.

Difficult to detect, metastasis (the spread of cancerous cells to new areas of the body via the lymph system or bloodstream) is the cause of 90 percent of breast cancer-related deaths.

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