Google Claims It Can Grade Prostate Cancer Samples with 72% Accuracy with Its New AI System

Kyle Wiggers | July 23, 2020

Google Claims It Can Grade Prostate Cancer Samples with 72% Accuracy with Its New AI System
In a study published today in the journal JAMA Oncology, Google researchers claim to have developed an AI system that accurately identifies signs of prostate cancer in biopsies. Building on an algorithm that grades large, surgically removed cancerous segments of prostates, they say their system which was developed with support from the Naval Medical Center in San Diego and Verily, Alphabet’s life sciences division works on the smaller samples extracted during the initial part of cancer care to get diagnoses and prognoses.

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