Japan has presented results that show their artificially powered software system analyzed more than 300 colorectal adenomas in 250 patients and was able to determine with 94 percent accuracy the malignancy of the tumors. Researchers claim the software is able to detect benign tumors that can evolve into cancer in less than 1 second. The remarkable breakthrough described by the study leader Dr Yuichi Mori is that the software allows for real-time biopsy regardless of the endoscopists' expertise. The high level of accuracy gives the researches hope that clinical application and regulatory approval will soon follow.
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