AI-Powered Imaging System Can Tell If a Patient Is Cancer-Free

River D'Almeida, Ph.D
2 min readApr 13, 2021
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A patient undergoes chemotherapy and radiation for rectal cancer. How do doctors know whether all the malignant tissue has been destroyed?

Washington University in St. Louis researchers have developed a way to answer this question, using an innovative combination of photoacoustic microscopy, ultrasound, and “deep learning” artificial intelligence neural…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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