Search Tag: Oncology

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AI and Pharma: What's Ahead?

2020 24 Feb

Precision medicine, also called personalised medicine, makes use of genomics as well as data about the patient's lifestyle and environment, to develop targeted therapies.    The precision medicine market has shown rapid growth in recent years – by more than 10% annually – thanks in large part to advances in bioinformatics. Medical experts... Read more

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Web Tools Improve Patient Engagement

2015 14 Aug

New research from Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston, MA) shows that web-based toolkits used by patients and/or their healthcare providers in the hospital setting can help increase patient engagement and improve communication with clinicians. The findings are reported in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. The study was conducted... Read more

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Oncology Hashtag Project

2015 16 Jun

Recently, a poster was unveiled at ASCO15 that demonstrated the interest in oncology in the social media - specifically Twitter. Hashtags were developed for specific types of cancer with the goal of stimulating and directing twitter conversations about these types in order provide information, boost patient education and stimulate advocacy.... Read more

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ePOSSOM Launches Educational Modules On Pancreatic Cancer

2014 08 Oct

Medical education is evolving and is no longer restricted to on-campus learning. With the use of modern technology, learners can now access educational material at any time and from anywhere in the world with internet access. The ecancer Post Graduate School of Surgery Surgical Oncology Modules (ePOSSOM) has recently launched a series of innovative... Read more

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Zoom On: Dr. Amy Abernethy

2014 09 Sep

Amy Abernethy, MD, PhD is an oncologist, researcher and Associate Professor at Duke University Schools of Medicine and Nursing. She works as the Medical Director - Oncology Quality, Outcomes and Patient Centred Care, Duke University Health System. In addition to a long list of professional titles and associations, Dr. Abernethy is one of the biggest... Read more