Summary #1438

Cancer can be precisely diagnosed using a urine test with artificial intelligence

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  • Current tests for prostate cancer have low accuracy, and usually a painful biopsy is necessary - but perhaps no longer, thanks to a new test.
  • It’s based on a unique, ultrasensitive semiconductor sensor system that can identify four cancer factors in urine.
  • It’s based on a unique, ultrasensitive semiconductor sensor system that can identify four cancer factors in urine.
  • If commercialized, this could provide a painless way to diagnose prostate cancer (potentially other types, too), which would also save costs and free-up hospital staff.

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