KWF funding for the joint project "AI-DOC: Artificial Intelligence for better detection of cancer”

The Dutch Cancer Society (KWF) has granted funding to the joint project "AI-DOC: Artificial Intelligence for better detection of cancer” between the Primary Care departments at the Amsterdam UMC location AMC (Prof. dr. Henk van Weert) and that of Utrecht UMC (Prof. Dr. Niek de Wit) together with the AMC Medical Informatics department  (Prof. dr. Ameen Abu-Hanna and Dr. Martijn Schut).

The proposal belongs to the "unique high-risk" funding scheme and aims at detecting early clues of cancer in free-text consultation notes of primary care physicians.