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ICYMI, May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019

A.I. Took a Test to Detect Lung Cancer. It Got an A.

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A.I. Took a Test to Detect Lung Cancer. It Got an A.

MONDAY, May 20, 2019 (The New York Times)—Computers were as good or better than doctors at detecting tiny lung cancers on CT scans, in a study by researchers from Google and several medical centers.

The technology is a work in progress, not ready for widespread use, but the new report, published Monday in the journal Nature Medicine, offers a glimpse of the future of artificial intelligence in medicine.

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