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IIIT Hyderabad working on smartphone detection of oral cancer

Bharat Times | 07/01/2022 02:03 PM | Click to read full article

The city-based International Institute of Information Technology is working on an automated solution that requires just a smartphone as an early oral cancer screening tool.

It aims to use this to flag abnormal oral lesions before they progress into advanced stages of cancer. The project evolved after the Grace Foundation noticed during its rural cancer screening camps that most patients were diagnosed at an advanced stage.