Digitalizing healthcare

Algorithms for automated standard contouring

At the Hospital del Mar in Barcelona, radiation oncologists are successfully testing AI-based algorithms to automatically contour organs at risk and irradiate tumors faster and more precisely.

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Manuel Meyer
Published on June 17, 2020
Manuel Algara López uses automated organ contouring for treatment planning in radiation therapy,
Hospital del Mar is planning a study on automated organ contouring for treatment planning in radiation therapy.

By Manuel Meyer

Manuel Meyer reports from Spain and Portugal for Ärzte Zeitung (a German newspaper for physicians and other medical professionals) and other media outlets. He is based in Madrid.