New tech enables routine screening for breast cancer

Monday, February 24, 2020

Harmless microwaves and artificial intelligence (AI) software are used in a new system developed by Waterloo Engineering researchers to enable routine, inexpensive screening for breast cancer.

The technology promises benefits including earlier detection of tumors, no radiation exposure and enormous health-care savings.

“Our top priorities were to make this detection-based modality fast and inexpensive,” said Omar Ramahi, a professor of electrical and computer engineering. “We have incredibly encouraging results and we believe that is because of its simplicity.”

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