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The promise of AI in personalized breast cancer screening: are we there yet?

The benefits and potential harms of mammography-based screening for breast cancer are often a matter of debate. Here, I discuss the promises and limitations of a recent study that tested an artificial intelligence-based tool for the detection of breast cancer in digital mammograms in a large, prospective screening setting.

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Correspondence to Despina Kontos.

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D.K. has received honoraria for speaker roles at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Society of Breast Imaging, SPIE Medical Imaging Symposium, Stanford University and University of Hawaii, and her institution receives research funding from Calico, GenMab and iCAD.

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Kontos, D. The promise of AI in personalized breast cancer screening: are we there yet?. Nat Rev Clin Oncol 21, 403–404 (2024).

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