“Virtual Biopsies” may soon make some invasive tests unnecessary

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 10:18

Leapsmag: An exciting collaboration between Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals could lead to the creation of a virtual biopsy — a combined MRI and computerized tool to support more accurate detection and grading of cancer. Anant Madabhushi, professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Center for Computational Imaging and Personalized Diagnostics, talked about the hope for virtual biopsies for certain cancers one day. He discussed Artificial Intelligence-guided diagnostics, which he said have already improved the ability of radiologists to interpret breast, lung, and prostate lesions. Read the story about this collaboration.