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 […]
Watson for Oncology is helping care teams surface relevant data points from the ever-expanding medical literature, bridging disparate sources of clinical information and helping to identify treatment options for their patients, providing a far more personalized and patient-centric approach to the delivery of care.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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).