Can AI Deliver a More Accurate Cancer Prognosis?
t's hard figuring out what the road ahead will look like for a cancer patient. A lot of evidence is considered, like the patient's health and family history, grade and stage of the tumor, and traits of the cancer cells. But ultimately, the outlook comes down to health professionals who analyze the facts.
@upasana The researchers developed the AI using data from The Cancer Genome Atlas, a public catalog of profiles of different cancers. Their algorithm predicts cancer outcomes based on histology and genomics (using DNA sequencing to evaluate a tumor at the molecular level). Histology has been the diagnostic standard for more than 100 years, while genomics is used more and more