Pap smears for cervical cancer are 71 per cent effective. The new computer algorithm is 91 per cent accurate. Photo: Alamy

AI beats expert doctors at finding cervical pre-cancers, giving hope to millions of women worldwide

  • Cervical cancer is the fourth most frequent cancer among women and killed 266,000 people in 2012
  • Previously, advances in the fight have benefited women from wealthier countries, but the new screening method is cheap and 91 per cent accurate
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Pap smears for cervical cancer are 71 per cent effective. The new computer algorithm is 91 per cent accurate. Photo: Alamy
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