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Cognitive computing in cancer care

Cognitive computing in cancer care.

Cognitive computers attempt to simulate human thought processes. The potential of the evolving technology to revolutionize the treatment of cancer is the subject of a blog by guest author Lynda Chin, M.D., chair of the Department of Genomic Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine, and scientific director of the MD Anderson Institute for Applied Cancer Science at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and Hagop Kantarjian, M.D., chairman of the Leukemia Department at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and nonresident fellow in health policy at the Baker Institute.

Read "The promise of cognitive computing in cancer care" in the Nov. 19, 2014, Baker Institute Blog.