1 computer + 1 radiologist = 2 radiologists

A study found that using computers to read mammograms can significantly speed up the detection of breast cancer. Breast X-rays scanned by a computer as well as a radiologist were as successful as those read by two radiologists.

The study by Cancer Research UK scientists uses software called Computer Aided Detection, or CAD. CAD technology is already available in the US and some European countries, but has not been assessed for UK breast screening.

Does anyone know if CAD technology is available in BC?

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