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AI-powered Screening for Colorectal Cancer Developed by Kurume University

Kurume University Hospital has developed a new AI-based screening procedure for colorectal cancer. The medical software, introduced in the Kyushu area on June 18, is known as “Endobrain”. While patients undergo scope screenings, the system simultaneously analyzes the images using approximately 60,000 screening results and supports doctors to distinguish between neoplastic and non-neoplastic colorectal polyps, resulting in increased diagnostic accuracy and speed. Colorectal cancer is the most common cancer in Japan, and the number of patients is increasing. Source: Kurume University Hospital, 7/2/2019

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Published: Jul 3, 2019 / Last Updated: Jul 3, 2019