UK – AI twice as accurate as a biopsy when grading severity of sarcomas

The new AI model could potentially be applied to other cancers

New research from the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust has revealed that artificial intelligence (AI) could be twice as accurate at grading the aggressiveness of some sarcomas as a biopsy.

The new AI algorithm could speed up the diagnosis of sarcoma patients and could potentially be applied to other cancers.

A biopsy, which is currently standard practice, is an invasive medical procedure that involves taking a small sample of body tissue for examination…