The key to more personalized and precise care and eventual cures for diseases such as cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer’s lies largely in our ability to use big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Brett Ziegler for USN&WR
It’s almost impossible to pick up a newspaper without seeing an article describing some potential breakthrough in cancer. If all of the advancements mentioned in the articles lived up to half of their potential, cancer would already be a manageable nuisance, instead of the death sentence it far too often is. Somewhere between the stories we read and the reality we live, there is a disconnect.