Article Abstract

Introduction for the Artificial Intelligence and Gastrointestinal Cancer Column

Authors: Brandon J. Ten, Michael F. Byrne

Abstract

Gastrointestinal (GI) cancer is a leading cause worldwide of morbidity and mortality. In 2018, GI cancer accounted for 27% of all new cancer diagnoses. The incidence rate of colorectal cancer is rising in many countries, with a recent dramatic increase for people under the age of 50 years.