NYU: Using Neural Networks to Improve Radiologist’ Performance in Breast Cancer Screening

Originally published at: https://developer.nvidia.com/blog/nyu-using-neural-networks-to-improve-radiologist-performance-in-breast-cancer-screening/

By Jason Phang, PhD student at the NYU Center for Data Science Breast cancer is the second leading cancer-related cause of death among women in the US. However, screening mammograms require radiologists to arduously pore over extremely high-resolution mammography images, looking for features suggestive of cancerous or suspicious lesions.  This appears like an ideal situation…