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RIT scientist uses math, imaging to help doctors diagnose cancerous tumors

thumbnail imageBy Susan Gawlowicz

Nathan Cahill’s research gives radiologists an edge when analyzing biomedical imagery.

Cahill is a mathematician whose techniques combine imaging science and computational mathematics to enhance the accuracy of images used to diagnose cancerous tumors. His research could someday help radiologists treat lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

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