Breast cancer tests better with Google Health AI

Doctors have a new way to find breast cancer. It is called Google Health. It uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to find anything strange in breast tissue. The AI read thousands of X-ray results. Doctors use X-rays to find breast cancer. Google Health will help doctors to read X-rays more quickly and more accurately.

Google Health read X-rays from more than 91,000 women. The software did better at reading X-rays than doctors. Google Health said it is "proud". It said: "We are on our way to developing a tool that can help doctors spot breast cancer with greater accuracy." There were two million new cases of breast cancer in 2019.