Oncology & Genomics

Each day, oncology leaders and advocates are working to advance cancer care in an era of healthcare transformation. Watson Health is bringing an unprecedented combination of resources and technologies to help overcome the challenges they face.

Watson Health: Get the Facts

Watson is the only AI technology tackling a wide range of the world’s biggest healthcare challenges including cancer, diabetes, drug discovery and more. In oncology, Watson is at work supporting cancer care in more than 150 hospitals in 11 countries, and a large, growing body of evidence supports the use of Watson in healthcare.

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Using Watson to Stay On Top of Cancer Care Data

In 2012, an estimated 14.1 million people were diagnosed with cancer worldwide, and my country, Slovakia, ranks 22nd in terms of overall cancer frequency. As the incidence of cancer continues to grow and time constraints on oncologists intensify, the need for research and treatment innovation is more important than ever. The good news for patients […]

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Momentum Builds for IBM Watson’s Moonshot

The World Health Organization reports the number of new cancer cases is expected to rise by about 70 percent over the next two decades even as there is a shortage of cancer doctors around the world.

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How Watson Helped in my Battle Against Lung Cancer – IBM Watson Medical

In his battle against cancer, TJ has been working with the team of oncologists at Jupiter Medical Center since his diagnosis using IBM Watson for Oncology.

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A Trusted Treatment Option from Watson: Why Concordance Studies Matter

Hearing diverse opinions from multiple oncologists is an important part of a patient’s journey, what’s often referred to as getting a second – or third – opinion. And cancer docs, too, frequently consult with one another to confirm a decision or provide a new idea. That’s understandable because cancer is a complex and sometimes elusive […]

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Jupiter Medical Center Adopts Watson for Oncology

Watch the video Jupiter Medical Center in south Florida is the first U.S. regional medical center to adopt Watson for Oncology. See how Watson is providing insights to help Jupiter’s clinicians deliver evidence-based cancer care in the community setting.

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Watson Health Stories: Best Doctors

Learn how Watson Health is increasing confidence in cancer care from Julie Sera, a Clinical Operations Manager at Best Doctors.

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How Cognitive Technology Can Revolutionize Oncology

Advances in oncology research over the past two decades have been immensely encouraging. However, with new medical literature being published so frequently, this plethora of information poses its own challenges for oncologists.

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5 Ways Cognitive Technology Can Help Revolutionize Healthcare

Experts suggest technology that solves problems by mimicking the way the human brain works are poised to dramatically alter how healthcare is conceived, delivered and managed in the years ahead.

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Cancer Moonshot Set for Liftoff

More than 14 million Americans are currently fighting cancer. This year, an estimated 1.6 million are expected to be newly diagnosed with a form of cancer and nearly 600,000 Americans are expected to die from the disease.

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Cognitive Computing: penetrating complexity & clarifying choices

Today, what is known as “cognitive computing” is being pursued by some of the world’s leading technology companies. Along with IBM, whose Watson effort remains the most sophisticated and best-known cognitive computing platform , Dell, Facebook, Google, HP, Microsoft and SAS are pursuing forms of artificial intelligence” (AI).

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Revolutionizing Cancer Care: Watson for Genomics

This Sunday on the CBS ’60 Minutes’ news program, viewers will see what the power of artificial intelligence and cognitive computing can do to help revolutionize cancer care.

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