Medtronic’s GI Genius, which was recently cleared by the FDA in order to help doctors identify precancerous polyps.  Although you will still need to have a colonoscopy, the AI tool should make doctors more accurate.  “We’re all humans,” said gastroenterologist Michael Wallace.  After back-to-back procedures, he admits, “We get tired.”  Wallace consulted with Medtronics on the new technology and told a reporter, “We really have the opportunity to completely wipe out colon cancer in anybody who gets screened.”  The tool, called GI Genius, has analyzed more than 13 million videos of colonoscopies in order to teach it how to recognize polyps.

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