Artificial intelligence in cancer treatment discussed in Almaty
The therapy will be carried out with a help of the artificial intelligence.
A meeting on the practical use of the possibilities of using artificial intelligence in the treatment of cancer was held at a base of Kazakh Research Institute of Oncology and Radiology in Almaty, Bnews.kz correspondent informed.
The working meeting was attended by Vice Minister of Healthcare of Kazakhstan Olzhas Abishev, the chief oncologists of the Health Ministry of Kazakhstan Dilyara Kaidarova, oncologists from Kazakh Research Institute of Oncology and Radiology and IBM Company representatives.
Such localizations as carcinoma of the lung, breast cancer, bladder cancer, malignant thyroid neoplasm and others were analyzed.
The system very quickly provides doctors with options for possible treatment, indicating the duration of therapy and the frequency of chemotherapy or radiotherapy. Kazakhstani specialists noted high potential advantage as the options for the proposed treatment includes the current recommendations of the world's leading expert oncological organizations, not only the US but also Europe, offering an alternative choice, taking into account local opportunities. For all the clinical cases presented, exhaustive responses were received on the tactics of treatment. Moreover, some situations of the real patients have modeled in face of possible progression of the disease in these patients.
According to chief oncologists of the Health Ministry of Kazakhstan, the artificial intelligence system proposed the most adequate further tactics of their treatment, confirmed by the recommendations and protocols of the world's largest oncology centers.
In addition, the participants considered clinic processes, carried out variants of treatment suggested by the artificial intelligence system.
Besides technical issues of collecting and storing information, protecting patient data, and the possibility of adapting the cognitive platform of artificial intelligence to the characteristics of the Kazakhstan healthcare system were talked over during the event.
According to Olzhas Abishev, this very system is used in 25 world countries. Earlier a lot f time has been spent for the research of the information. The artificial intelligence system provides the necessary data within two or three minutes. . That is, the system gives recommendations on the personal tactics of treating oncology on the basis of world research and shows the percentage of successful treatment.
It should be noted the Vice Minister of Healthcare of Kazakhstan announced this experience is expected to cover the entire country. Thus, doctors could send data on complex cases of oncology to Kazakh Research Institute of Oncology and Radiology without transporting the patient itself. The system goals time-saving in order to choose the right treatment for a definite patient.