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Monday, September 26, 2016

Software that Quickly Analyzes Mammograms, Patient History to Determine Breast Cancer Risk May Save Time, Reduce Unnecessary Biopsies, Study Suggests

HealthDay (9/22, Preidt) reports, that “software that quickly analyzes mammograms and patient history to determine breast cancer risk could save time and reduce unnecessary biopsies, according to the developers of the technology.” This “software was used to evaluate mammograms and pathology reports of 500 breast cancer patients.” Researchers found that “it did so 30 times faster than” physicians “and with 99 percent accuracy.” The findings were published in Cancer. 

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