Monday, August 12, 2019

Endoscopy Startup Uses AI to Spot Stomach, Colon Cancer

Even the most experienced doctors can’t catch every tiny polyp during an endoscopy, a screening of the digestive system. But even in routine exams, the stakes are high — missing an early warning sign of cancer can lead to delayed diagnosis and treatment, lowering a patient’s chances for recovery. To cut down on the rate of missed precancerous lesions, one Japanese endoscopist is turning to AI.