10 ways tech is improving cancer research

Image: iStockphoto/sudok1 Cancer researchers are leveraging new tech tools to develop better options for diagnosis and treatment. AI, IBM Watson, nanorobots, and gene editing capabilities all have the potential to revolutionize the way we fight the disease. Here are 10 ways technology is enabling innovative treatment approaches. 1. Microsoft Project Hanover: Maximizing research This week, Microsoft announced Project Hanover, which aims to use machine learning and natural language processing to help doctors sort through the vast amounts of new medical research published each year. This way, they can better determine the most effective and individualized treatments for each patient. The system can automatically search through every published research study to find the most relevant information for a specific patient. Eventually, the team will use a Microsoft Azure cloud computing tool…


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