Over the past several years, Scotty Kwok Chun-ho has entered six international competitions that use artificial intelligence to study digital images to solve cancer-related problems. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Prize-winning coder itching to use AI for early cancer diagnosis, but Hong Kong hospitals stuck in digital dark ages

  • Motivated by a family tragedy, Scotty Kwok would love to apply his knowledge of digital imaging and AI to improve detection of cancerous tumours
  • However, the start-up he co-founded after quitting a bank’s IT department has no medical clients, and Hong Kong doctors still scan biopsies using microscopes
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Over the past several years, Scotty Kwok Chun-ho has entered six international competitions that use artificial intelligence to study digital images to solve cancer-related problems. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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