CCIPD Produces A New Tool in the Fight Against Rectal Cancer

Monday, December 13, 2021 - 12:16

CCIPD will be applying artificial intelligence to medical imaging to determine which rectal cancer patients need surgery and which patients could avoid it. Satish ViswanathPhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, says, “If our AI technology is successful, we could tell the clinician right up front—based on a routine MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan—if a patient will do well with only chemoradiation and then can be observed, without having this serious surgery.”

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