Video-game tech to aid cancer treatment

Doctors in US use graphics-processing cards in trial to speed up processing of tumour pictures.



    Graphics-processing units, or GPUs, are the powerful internal cards that dictate what appears on computer screens.

    GPUs, which are commonly used in video games, have now been tested in a clinical trial to speed up the processing of pictures of cancerous tumours.

    Doctors hope this advancement will enhance the treatment of cancer patients.

    Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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