ChatGPT Gradually, a gap is forming in many sectors, so it is not surprising that it also reaches health. Anyone can access it and ask questions or get advice on topics such as mammary cancer. For this reason, a group of scientists from University of Maryland He wanted to test whether this artificial intelligence could correctly answer questions about disease risk or advice on mammograms.
Overall, according to a study that has just been published in Radiologythey made 25 questions. Of all of them ChatGPT correctly answered 22which makes up a high percentage of them. However, for another contributed outdated information and in the other two it seems that the answer was invented.
This shows that ChatGPT cannot replace the advice of a professional. Perhaps in the future it will become a good tool, but for now, although it can give us a lot of correct information, it can also give us incorrect information. And that when it comes to cancer, It may be dangerous.
ChatGPT is wrong with breast cancer
ChatGPT is designed to give different answers each time the same question is asked. It’s very human. Usually, if we are asked about something, we do not answer the same way every time. But we give consistent and similar responses.
So, these scientists asked ChatGPT several times each of their 25 questions. The responses were then analyzed three fellow radiologiststrained to perform mammograms. Its purpose was to test whether the answers could be taken for granted. There were 22 of them. Every other answer said pretty much the same thing with exact information. But the other three were wrong.
On the one hand, when ChatGPT was asked for advice on post mammography COVID-19 vaccinegave outdated information. This is due to the fact that it was in February 2022 in the United States, where the study was conducted, that it was decided to wait six weeks after vaccination. The reason is that some nodes may become inflamed, resulting in erroneous results, so it’s best to wait.
For the other two questions, responses to questions about individual breast cancer risk and indications for mammography were mixed. Each answer was different from the previous one, so it is assumed that the information was invented.
Anyone who has played with ChatGPT has seen that it can even give fake magazine titles to confirm your information with sources. This, in matters of health, can be harmful, as it makes mistakes even more difficult to perceive.
In fact, the authors of this study believe it is more accurate search in google. And we already know that Google also has a lot of false information. As such, ChatGPT still has a long way to go to become a good health consultant, at least when it comes to breast cancer.
If we are going to ask you questions, we must understand that the answers may not be correct.
Source: Hiper Textual