Healthcare Delivery

Using AI to predict breast cancer and personalize care

A medical technician conducts an MRI brain scan on Tirto, a Komodo dragon,at a clinic in Singapore August 23, 2003. The eight-year-old male Komododragon from the Singapore Zoological Gardens went for a brain scan to see ifit had problems with its nervous system. Tirto, weighing 42 kg (92 pounds)and measuring 2.3 metres (7.5 feet) long had been having problems eating andwalking. The zoo initially tried steroid treatment, but has now turned tothe traditional Chinese acupuncture to solve the problem. REUTERS/DavidLohPP03090006DL/CP - RP4DRIFSQWAA

Identifying patients has been a central pillar of breast cancer research and effective early detection. Image: REUTERS/DavidLoh

Adam Conner-Simons
Communications Coordinator, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Rachel Gordon
Writer, MIT News
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