Alphabet CFO discusses AI’s impact on breast cancer care at World Economic Forum

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat detailed the significant impact artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are having on breast cancer care.

According to a report from CNBC, Porat noted that less data is now required for AI to be effective. She also highlighted progress made at Google, which is owned by Alphabet, when it comes to distinguishing the difference between a slide with metastatic cancer and a slide without cancer.

“We needed only hundreds of biopsies from breast cancer patients—hundreds—in order to have a breakthrough in metastatic breast cancer because of the developments in AI,” she said.

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