AI, radiologists working together more accurately detect breast cancer: Study

By Giles Bruce for Becker’s Hospital Review Radiologists working in tandem with artificial intelligence more accurately detect breast cancer than either of them analyzing the images alone, a July study in The Lancet Digital Health found. The study used a dataset of 1.2 million mammograms taken between 2007 and 2020 and was led by researchers from Vara, a German…

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States ranked by cancer death rates

Mackenzie Bean for Becker’s Hospital Review Kentucky has the highest cancer mortality rate of all U.S. states, according to a ranking from the Kaiser Family Foundation. The ranking is based on 1999-2018 data on underlying and multiple causes of death from the CDC’s Wonder Online Database. In 2018, the nation’s age-adjusted cancer death rate was…

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