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In Journal of computer assisted tomography

The applications of machine learning in clinical radiology practice and in particular oncologic imaging practice are steadily evolving. However, there are several potential hurdles for widespread implementation of machine learning in oncologic imaging, including the lack of availability of a large number of annotated data sets and lack of use of consistent methodology and terminology for reporting the findings observed on the staging and follow-up imaging studies that apply to a wide spectrum of solid tumors. This short review discusses some potential hurdles to the implementation of machine learning in oncologic imaging, opportunities for improvement, and potential solutions that can facilitate robust machine learning from the vast number of radiology reports and annotations generated by the dictating radiologists.

Yedururi Sireesha, Morani Ajaykumar C, Katabathina Venkata Subbiah, Jo Nahyun, Rachamallu Medhini, Prasad Srinivasa, Marcal Leonardo