AI triages breast screening MRIs without missing a single cancer
To create their tool, Verburg and co-investigators used 4,500 MRI datasets from a Dutch study underscoring the benefits of supplemental MRI screening for women with dense breasts. Overall, this included scans from seven hospitals and testing data from an eighth.
In addition to its 100% sensitivity for cancerous lesions, AI notched an average area under the receiver operating characteristic curve of 0.83.
More than half of women are willing to shell out at least $250-$500 for a screening MRI, particularly those with dense breasts, one recent study found. Having an automated system sort…