Oncology & Cancer

MasSpec Pen shows promise in pancreatic cancer surgery

A diagnostic tool called the MasSpec Pen has been tested for the first time in pancreatic cancer patients during surgery. The device is shown to accurately identify tissues and surgical margins directly in patients and differentiate ...

Oncology & Cancer

Fast IR imaging-based AI identifies tumor type in lung cancer

Lung tumors are divided into various types, such as small cell lung cancer, adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. Many rare tumor types and sub-types also exist. This diversity hampers reliable rapid diagnostic methods ...

Oncology & Cancer

Using artificial intelligence to hunt for breast cancer

Endocrine disruptors (EDs) are hormone-like substances that can have undesirable effects on health. For example, chemicals can increase the risk of breast cancer if they act in a manner similar to the female sex hormone estrogen. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Arizona economic burden of valley fever totals $736 million

A University of Arizona Health Sciences study has estimated total lifetime costs at $736 million for the 10,359 valley fever patients diagnosed in Arizona in 2019, underscoring the economic burden the disease places on the ...

Health informatics

Designing and evaluating medical deep learning systems

Can better design of deep learning studies lead to the faster transformation of medical practices? According to the authors of "Designing deep learning studies in cancer diagnostics," published in Nature Reviews Cancer's ...

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