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IBM collected a dataset of 52,936 images from 13,234 women who underwent at least one mammogram between 2013 and 2017.

IBM collected a dataset of 52,936 images from 13,234 women who underwent at least one mammogram between 2013 and 2017, and who had health records for at least one year prior to the mammogram. The algorithm was trained on 9,611 mammograms. Image courtesy of Radiology.

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | July 19, 2019 | Michal Chorev
July 19, 2019 — Breast cancer is the global leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women, and the most commonly...
Paragon Biosciences Launches Qlarity Imaging to Advance FDA-cleared AI Breast Cancer Diagnosis System

Qlarity Imaging’s software is used to assist radiologists in the assessment and characterization of breast lesions. Imaging features are synthesized by an artificial intelligence algorithm into a single value, the QI score, which is analyzed relative to a database of reference abnormalities with known ground truth. Image courtesy of Business Wire.

Technology | Artificial Intelligence | July 18, 2019
July 18, 2019 — Paragon Biosciences LLC announced the launch of its seventh portfolio company, Qlarity Imaging LLC,...
New Lung Ambition Alliance Aims to Double Five-year Lung Cancer Survival by 2025
News | Lung Imaging | July 17, 2019
July 17, 2019 — The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), Guardant Health, the Global Lung...
FDA Clears Koios DS Breast 2.0 AI-based Software
News | Ultrasound Women's Health | July 11, 2019
July 11, 2019 — Koios Medical announced its second 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)....
SimonMed Imaging Implements ProFound AI for 3-D Tomosynthesis
News | Mammography | July 10, 2019
July 10, 2019 — Arizona-based SimonMed Imaging announced their implementation of the first U.S. Food and Drug...
Therapixel Appoints Matthieu Leclerc-Chalvet as CEO
News | Artificial Intelligence | July 03, 2019
July 3, 2019 — Artificial intelligence (AI) breast cancer screening specialist Therapixel announced the appointment of...
Varian Purchasing Embolic Bead Assets from Boston Scientific
News | Interventional Radiology | July 03, 2019
July 3, 2019 — Varian announced it has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire the Boston Scientific portfolio of...
Black Men Less Likely to Adopt Active Surveillance for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
News | Prostate Cancer | June 17, 2019
June 17, 2019 — A new study reveals black men are less likely than white men to adopt an active surveillance strategy...
International Working Group Releases New Multiple Myeloma Imaging Guidelines

X-ray images such as the one on the left fail to indicate many cases of advanced bone destruction caused by multiple myeloma, says the author of new guidelines on imaging for patients with myeloma and related disorders. Image courtesy of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 17, 2019
June 17, 2019 — An International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG) has developed the first set of new recommendations in 10...
Sectra Providing Centralized Regional Solution for Digital Pathology in the U.K.
News | Digital Pathology | June 14, 2019
June 14, 2019 – Sectra has signed a five-year contract with North Tees and Hartlepool National Health System (NHS)...
Vast Majority of Heavy Smokers Not Screened for Lung Cancer
News | Lung Imaging | May 29, 2019
May 29, 2019 — Out of more than 7 million current and former heavy smokers, only 1.9 percent were screened for lung...
New Blood Test Detects Colorectal Cancer Recurrence Up to 16.5 Months Earlier
News | Oncology Diagnostics | May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019 — A new clinical study shows that Natera's Signatera test identified colorectal cancer recurrence up to 16...
VolparaDensity With Tyrer-Cuzick Model Improves Breast Cancer Risk Stratification
News | Breast Density | May 22, 2019
May 22, 2019 — Research has demonstrated use of Volpara Solutions' VolparaDensity software in combination with the...
Novel Artificial Intelligence Method Predicts Future Risk of Breast Cancer
News | Artificial Intelligence | May 08, 2019
May 8, 2019 — Researchers from two major institutions have developed a new tool with advanced artificial intelligence (...
American Society of Breast Surgeons Issues Risk-based Screening Mammography Guidelines
News | Mammography | May 03, 2019
May 3, 2019 — The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) has released the first screening mammography guidelines...
Video Plus Brochure Helps Patients Make Lung Cancer Scan Decision

Image courtesy of the American Thoracic Society

News | Lung Imaging | April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019 ─ A short video describing the potential benefits and risks of low-dose computed tomography (CT)...
Artificial Intelligence Performs As Well As Experienced Radiologists in Detecting Prostate Cancer
News | Artificial Intelligence | April 18, 2019
April 18, 2019 — University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence (...
Videos | Breast Imaging | April 18, 2019
In a keynote lecture at the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI)/American College of Radiology (ACR) 2019 Symposium, Diana...
Check-Cap Initiates U.S. Pilot Study of C-Scan for Colorectal Cancer Screening
News | Colonoscopy Systems | April 15, 2019
April 15, 2019 — Check-Cap Ltd. has initiated its U.S. pilot study of the C-Scan system for prevention of colorectal...
Lunit Showcases AI Solution for Breast Cancer at SBI 2019
News | Artificial Intelligence | April 02, 2019
April 2, 2019 — Medical artificial intelligence (AI) startup Lunit announced its attendance at the Society of Breast...