Published online Apr 28, 2021. doi: 10.35712/aig.v2.i2.10
Peer-review started: January 23, 2021
First decision: February 10, 2021
Revised: March 3, 2021
Accepted: March 15, 2021
Article in press: March 15, 2021
Published online: April 28, 2021
Core Tip: There is a growing interest in the application of artificial intelligence in healthcare to improve disease diagnosis, management, and the development of effective treatments. Considering the large number of patients diagnosed with rectum cancer and a significant amount of data, artificial intelligence is an important tool to improve diagnosis and treatment, follow-up in rectal cancer, develop personalized medicine, improve the quality of life of patients, and reduce unnecessary health expenses.