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Big Data can save lives, says leading cancer expert

The sharing of genetic information from millions of cancer patients around the world could be key to revolutionising cancer prevention and care, according to a leading cancer expert from Queen's University Belfast.

May 16, 2016
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'Wildly heterogeneous genes'

Cancer tumors almost never share the exact same genetic mutations, a fact that has confounded scientific efforts to better categorize cancer types and develop more targeted, effective treatments.

Sep 15, 2013
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Big data brings big gains in surgical quality

Once upon a time, Dr. Darrell Campbell would get Christmas cards from the patients whose lives he'd saved by transplanting a new kidney, liver or pancreas into them. He'd get hugs and high fives when they came in for appointments.

Sep 30, 2016
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