cognition
Follow
Find tag "Cancer"
7.1K views | +1 today
cognition
How it evolved, what we do with it, futures; And otherwise interesting trends
Curated by FastTFriend
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by FastTFriend
Scoop.it!

Watson's medical expertise offered commercially

Watson's medical expertise offered commercially | cognition | Scoop.it
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Dr. Watson is accepting new patients.
FastTFriend's insight:

In both applications, doctors or insurance company workers will access Watson through a tablet or computer. Watson will quickly compare a patient's medical records to what it has learned and make several recommendations in decreasing order of confidence.

In the cancer program, the computer will be considering what treatment is most likely to succeed. In the insurance program, it will consider what treatment should be authorized for payment.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FastTFriend
Scoop.it!

Mina Bissell: Experiments that point to a new understanding of cancer | Video on TED.com

TED Talks For decades, researcher Mina Bissell pursued a revolutionary idea -- that a cancer cell doesn't automatically become a tumor, but rather, depends on surrounding cells (its microenvironment) for cues on how to develop.
more...
No comment yet.