Oncology & Cancer

Health workers primed to fight breast cancer in Malawi

Women in rural Malawi are learning how to detect breast cancer thanks to the country's first dedicated training program for health workers, aimed at reducing the burden of the disease.

Radiology & Imaging

Making mammography inclusive for patients with disabilities

Lene Andersen, MSW, has been living with rheumatoid arthritis and disability since childhood. Her personal experience with limited mobility and the challenges faced in accessing mammography screening in Toronto, Ontario, ...

Oncology & Cancer

More cases of breast cancer detected with the help of AI

One radiologist supported by AI detected more cases of breast cancer in screening mammography than two radiologists working together, reports the ScreenTrustCAD study from Karolinska Institutet in a paper, titled "Artificial ...

Radiology & Imaging

AI performs comparably to human readers of mammograms: Study

Using a standardized assessment, researchers in the UK compared the performance of a commercially available artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm with human readers of screening mammograms. Results of their findings were ...

Oncology & Cancer

New model predicts 10-year breast cancer risk

A team of researchers at the University of Oxford, led by the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, have developed a new model that reliably predicts a woman's likelihood of developing and then dying of breast ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study shows breast cancer overdiagnosis common among older women

A study of more than 50,000 women found that continued breast cancer screening after age 70 was associated with a greater incidence of cancer that likely would not have caused symptoms in the patient's lifetime. These findings ...

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