Category: Mammography

Researcher Urges Caution on AI in Mammography

Analyzing breast-cancer tumors with artificial intelligence has the potential to improve healthcare efficiency and outcomes. But physicians should proceed cautiously, because similar technological leaps previously led to higher rates of false-positive tests and over-treatment.

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Pandemic Upends Breast Cancer Diagnoses

Researchers surveyed and compared early- and late-stage breast and colorectal cancer diagnoses in patients in pre-pandemic 2019 and in 2020, the first full year of the COVID-19 pandemic, discovering fewer of the former and more of the latter as patients delayed care.

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