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EAU TV: Smart software can diagnose prostate cancer as well as a pathologist

Smart software can diagnose prostate cancer as well as a pathologist

A team of Chinese scientists and clinicians, led by Dr. Chengwei Zhang, has developed a learning artificial intelligence system which can diagnose and identify cancerous prostate samples as accurately as any pathologist. This holds out the possibility of streamlining and eliminating variation in the process of cancer diagnosis. It may also help overcome any local shortage of trained pathologists. In the longer term, it may lead to automated or partially-automated prostate cancer diagnosis.

Dr. Chengwei Zhang of the Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital, China talking about his research on how artificial intelligence helps to diagnose and identify cancerous prostate samples.