This AI Approach More Accurate Than Doctors at Detecting Cervical Cancer

This AI Approach More Accurate Than Doctors at Detecting Cervical Cancer

This AI Approach More Accurate Than Doctors at Detecting Cervical Cancer

It develops slowly, starting as a precancerous condition known as dysplasia that, if left untreated, may lead to cancer. A single round of screening using the new technique could detect unsafe changes in the cervix in more than half of women 25 to 49, the new research found. ... According to Globocan, 19.3 million new cases of cervical cancer are estimated each year by 2025.

Roughly 12,000 women in the US are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year.

"The vaccine which protects girls child for life, will only work effectively in girls below age of 14 particularly those who have not engaged in any sexual debut, otherwise if already involved any form of sexual activities it will mean that they are already exposed to the virus which causes cervical cancer", he said.

In October, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the application of Gardasil to include both women and men younger than 45 years old - whereas it used to be approved only for individuals up to the age of 26.

In these settings, providers typically use a screening method called visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA). Healthcare workers in these settings now use visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA), a screening method.

According to Dusic the WVBCCSP is a program dedicated to helping low-income, uninsured, or underinsured women receive free or low-cost Pap tests. Given performance was affected by image quality and obstructions, the system's sensitivity and specificity may drop when applied to pictures captured by a variety of health workers in a range of settings. But it isn't almost as accurate as more advanced screening techniques, according to the researchers.

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The doctor is part of a team that has developed an algorithm from an archive of 60,000 images of cervical uteri taken in Costa Rica in the 1990s. Their health was followed for as long as 18 years. This meant the researchers knew who developed cancer or precancer and who did not. Furthermore, advancements in technology also plays an important role in boosting growth of the colposcope market.

The AI technique, called automated visual evaluation, found precancerous cells with 91 percent accuracy, according to a report published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Shocking statistics say that one woman dies of cervical cancer every two-hours.

"Machine learning actually outperformed human experts by a considerable margin".

"While we have made significant strides to decrease mortality from cervical cancer, we continue to see our minority females most commonly stricken with the disease", Ramirez said. And it has the advantage of requiring very little resources.

Schiffman said a deal has just been struck with a major philanthropic group to assist in the process.

Dr. Jennifer Wu is an obstetrician-gynecologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. It is said that this disease can be brought under control even in some low-resource setting.

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