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IBM AI helps predict breast cancer a year before it appears

IBM isn't just using AI to predict diabetes. Its researchers have developed an AI model that can predict malignant breast cancer within a year with an 87 percent accuracy rate comparable to human radiologists. While there are already AI prediction… … Read the rest of this entry

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Google AI can spot advanced breast cancer more effectively than humans

Google has delivered further evidence that AI could become a valuable ally in detecting cancer. The company's researchers have developed a deep learning tool that can spot metastatic (advanced) breast cancer with a greater accuracy than pathologists… Engadget RSS Feed

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IBM’s Watson reportedly created unsafe cancer treatment plans

Last year, studies presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual meeting showed that IBM Watson was pretty darn good at creating treatment plans for cancer patients. Turns out, however, that the AI is still far from perfect: accordi… … Read the rest of this entry

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Maze-like chip helps spot aggressive cancer cells

It's difficult to spot cancer cells — just one in a billion blood cells are cancerous. How do you isolate them to know the trouble someone is facing and eventually treat it? By drawing the kind of mazes you enjoyed … Read the rest of this entry

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IBM’s Watson is really good at creating cancer treatment plans

Jeopardy-winning Watson is getting better and better at designing cancer treatments. New data presented this week at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual meeting show that IBM's Watson for Oncology suggests cancer treatments that are of… Engadget RSS Feed

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Simple breath test can detect cancer and 16 other diseases

Ancient Greek physicians figured that our breath was a strong health indicator, but researchers from the Israel Institute of Technology have proven just how true that is. They developed a device that uses nanoparticles to identify 17 different disea… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Coin-sized device could lead to personalized cancer therapy

A form of cancer therapy that uses electric fields to stop malignant cells from spreading remains controversial, because it's unclear how effective and safe it truly is. This coin-sized device developed by MIT's research center in Singapore, however,… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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The playable poetry of ‘That Dragon, Cancer’ lands in January

Joel Green loved pancakes. He was, and continues to be, the inspiration behind That Dragon, Cancer, a low-poly adventure game created by his father, Ryan Green, as Joel battled cancer over four years. Joel Green died in March 2014 at … Read the rest of this entry

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Sony’s Folding@Home Android app now fights cancer while you sleep

Want to help cure Alzheimer’s or breast cancer? From now on, you don’t have to do much more than charge your phone. Sony has released a big upgrade to its Folding@Home app for Android that can use your phone’s processor … Read the rest of this entry

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