Tag Archives: Cancer

Is AI a New Weapon in Breast Cancer Detection?

TUESDAY, May 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Artificial intelligence is the hot new trend in medicine, and now new research suggests it could help doctors better predict a woman’s breast cancer risk. The study is the latest to explore the potential role of artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine. Typically, it works like this: Researchers develop… Read More »

Opportunistic cancer cells ‘slip through the gaps’ to spread through blood vessels

Cancer cells may rely on opportunism, as well as chemical signalling, to spread through the body, according to new findings by mathematicians at the University of Birmingham. Cancer spreads by sending cells out from the primary tumour to travel through the vascular or lymphatic system to colonise other organs in a process called metastasis. During… Read More »