Video-game tech to aid cancer treatment
Doctors in US use graphics-processing cards in trial to speed up processing of tumour pictures.
Last Modified: 10 May 2012 18:27

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.

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