There aren't many news outlets I would trust to report accurately about anything to do with machine learning, much less being able to marry that knowledge with an understanding of medical science pertaining to cancer.
But let's hope that this doesn't put a damper on future efforts. Like mk said, publishing results isn't trivial. Sometimes it turns out to be the hardest part of a study. Not that you don't know this, veen, just typing it out for posterity :).