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From Coding To Cancer: How AI Is Changing Medicine

From Coding To Cancer: How AI Is Changing Medicine (0)

Regina Barzilay teaches computers how to learn. A professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, her work focused on natural language processing – training computers to understand human speech – until a breast cancer diagnosis three years ago.
4 behaviors that may cut the risk of cancer by 30 percent

4 behaviors that may cut the risk of cancer by 30 percent (0)

Researchers have figured out that about 30 percent of new cancer diagnoses and half of all cancer deaths in the US could be avoided. That's a lot. So what's the secret? The most obvious way is to never smoke or to quit, but the researchers found three other lifestyle factors that matter a lot, too: cutting down on alcohol, keeping a healthy bodyweight, and exercising.
Michael Bublé Reveals Son’s Cancer Diagnosis In Devastating Post

Michael Bublé Reveals Son’s Cancer Diagnosis In Devastating Post (0)

Michael Bublé and his wife Luisana Lopilato have revealed that their oldest son, Noah, was recently diagnosed with cancer. The singer, who is from Canada, shared the heartbreaking news in a Facebook post Friday, writing that the 3-year-old is currently receiving treatment in the United States.
New Cancer Drugs May Damage The Heart

New Cancer Drugs May Damage The Heart (0)

Doctors have found a disturbing downside to some powerful new drugs that harness the immune system to fight cancer: In rare cases, they may cause potentially fatal heart damage, especially when used together.
The Cure For Cancer Is Data—Mountains Of Data

The Cure For Cancer Is Data—Mountains Of Data (0)

A FEW YEARS ago Eric Schadt met a woman who had cancer. It was an aggressive form of colon cancer that had come on quickly and metastasized to her liver. She was a young war widow from Mississippi, the mother of two girls she was raising alone, and she had only the health care that her husband’s death benefits afforded her—an overburdened oncologist at a military hospital, the lowest rung on the health care ladder.
Microsoft Wants To ‘Solve’ Cancer In The Next 10 Years Using AI

Microsoft Wants To ‘Solve’ Cancer In The Next 10 Years Using AI (0)

Microsoft is working towards fighting cancer using computer science such as machine learning and algorithms. By treating cancer like an information processing system, Microsoft researchers are able to adapt tools typically used to model computational processes to model biological ones.
How Dangerous Is Processed Meat, Really?

How Dangerous Is Processed Meat, Really? (0)

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the WHO, has classified consumption of processed meat as "carcinogenic to humans" (Group 1) on the basis of sufficient evidence for colorectal cancer. In addition, says the group, there was a positive association with stomach cancer.