AI use in cancer screening halves radiologists’ workload without increased risk

  • AI-assisted mammogram screenings simultaneously maintain cancer detection rates and significantly lower radiologist screen-reading workload.
  • The study, conducted by Lund University, involved over 80,000 Swedish women and showed AI screenings detected 41 more cancers than conventional methods.
  • Interim results inform future trials addressing radiologist shortage; however, confirmation of AI’s readiness for widespread use in mammography screening still needed.
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