Russian mathematicians develop children cancer treatment model

MOSCOW, December 22. /TASS/. Mathematicians from Russian High School of Economics (HSE) have developed a model which can help treat children cancer, Sergei Kuznetsov, head of the HSE School of Data Analysis and Artificial Intelligence, told TASS. Alexander Karachunsky, deputy director for Research of the Federal Research Center of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Immunology (the Dmitry Rogachev Center) contacted the HSE School of Data Analysis and Artificial Intelligence in 2011, he said. “He expressed hope that HSE mathematicians and programmers could help doctors with data analysis and modeling of disease progression and treatment response. And he asked us to find out why certain drugs and therapies help some patients, but don’t help others others. The medics were interested in how the treatment response might vary depending on the patient’s physiology,…


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