Artificial Intelligence Identifies Cancer Type


Artificial Intelligence Identifies Cancer Type

A new computer program can analyse images of patients’ lung tumours, specify cancer types, and even identify altered genes driving abnormal cell growth, a new study shows.

Led by researchers at NYU School of Medicine and published online in Nature Medicine, the study found that a type of artificial intelligence (AI), or “machine learning” program, could distinguish with 97 percent accuracy between adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma–two lung cancer types that experienced pathologists at times struggle to parse without confirmatory tests.

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Hello Spring!

Hello Spring!

It’s official! Spring fever is well and truly underway.

The days are warmer, longer and there is a certain buzz in the air. In go the bulky sweaters and out come the bold colours and floral prints. The spring season, however also comes with the rise of the common allergic reactions such as hay fever, rhinitis and congestion. Many of us suffer such symptoms, with 1 in 5 Australians experiencing rhinitis every year, especially those aged between 15 – 64 years.

Signs and symptoms to look out for include:

  • Runny nose & nasal congestion
  • Watery, itchy and red eyes
  • Itchy ears and throat
  • Sneezing
  • Cough
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • General feeling of being unwell

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