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AI Tool May Improve Diagnosis of Metastatic Cancers

2021 17 May

New research published in the journal Nature describes an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that could improve the diagnosis for patients with complex metastatic cancer. In 1 to 2 percent of these cases, the primary site of tumour origin cannot be determined, and patients often have to undergo extensive diagnostic procedures, which can delay treatment.... Read more

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Deep Mining Reveals Omics Promise for Cancer Biomarkers

2020 03 Mar

Harnessing the use of omics data – derived from research studies in biomedical sciences – is becoming increasingly important in advancing personalised cancer medicine. Analyses of omics data help scientists in identifying cancer genotype and phenotype, for example.     You might also like: MRI and Radiomics Predict 10-Year Breast Cancer... Read more

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Big Data in Breakthrough Cancer Detection Tool

2020 16 Jan

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have used big data analytics to devise a personalised tool for prediction of cancer, patient survivability and patient response to immunotherap   You might also like: AI Breast Cancer Diagnosis Matches Two Doctors   This specially-designed 'scorecard' has been designed to be used... Read more

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UK Data Hubs Speed Up New Meds Research

2019 01 Oct

The NHS has massive amounts of health data held within its various trusts and other facilities, and these "data silos" make it difficult for researchers and innovators to access and use important data about people's health. This problem will soon be a thing of the past as new data hubs – a total of seven – are set to be rolled out across the UK starting... Read more

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Cloud for Precision Cancer Treatment

2015 06 Oct

Intel and the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University have created a prototype collaborative platform to enable cancer precision medicine research across multiple institutions. Ultimately, the goal is to speed up genomic analysis so the care team can tailor a precision treatment plan for the patient within 24 hours. While the... Read more

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Growth in Online Second Opinion Services

2015 01 Sep

Studies have shown that, overall, about 20 percent of patients seek second medical opinions; in specialties such as oncology, the rate is more than 50 percent. To meet this demand from patients, an increasing number of online services now offer second medical opinions, according to an article in The Wall Street Journal . Some of these online services... Read more

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Google Developing Heart Attack And Cancer Detector

2014 01 Nov

Google is currently developing a wristband that would have the ability to carry out non-invasive blood tests. The company is working on technology that can combine disease-detecting nanoparticles which could enter a patient's blood stream via a swallowed pill, with a wrist-worn sensor. The concept is that the sensor would be able to identify changes... Read more