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Artificial intelligence (AI) chatbots showed mixed results when it came to providing treatment strategies and direct-to-patient cancer advice for a variety of malignancies, according to 2 studies recently published in JAMA Oncology. Read More ›

Where do we really stand when it comes to artificial intelligence (AI)? What is the value? Who is using it? What are the risks and drawbacks? This technology has been discussed as a solution to complicated medical management as long ago as the 1970s, in the early days of developing clinical decision support systems. Read More ›

In the first phase, researchers conducted structured interviews with actual patients, testing their reactions to current and future AI technologies. In the second phase of the study, researchers polled 2472 participants across diverse ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic groups using a blinded, randomized survey that tested eight variables. Read More ›

A new study by investigators from Mass General Brigham, Boston, has found that artificial intelligence language models like ChatGPT can accurately identify appropriate imaging services for 2 important clinical presentations: breast cancer screening and breast pain. Read More ›

Researchers at Penn State have successfully 3D bioprinted breast cancer tumors and treated them in a breakthrough study to better understand the disease that is one of the leading causes of mortality worldwide. Read More ›

The new proposed Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Enhancing Oncology Model sets forth the expectation that medical practices will actively engage with patients as they go about their daily lives between office visits, tracking symptoms, and monitoring adverse events that can lead to costly medical interventions. Read More ›

Oncology providers encounter a unique set of clinical, administrative, and patient-engagement challenges that require significant time, focus, and interaction. The care these professionals deliver is complex and long-term, and they are often required to manage large patient populations with a diverse range of healthcare needs. One remedy for addressing these challenges is an intuitive and personalized digital resource that empowers patients in their own care journey and streamlines the care plan for both patients and providers. Read More ›