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April 10th, 2012
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Could IBM's 'Watson' supercomputer help doctors treat cancer?

IBM's Watson supercomputer, which famously beat human contestants on the TV game show "Jeopardy", has taken on a new task: using its massive computing power to process the best treatment for cancer patients. IBM has partnered with New York's Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to create a service that will offer doctors the ability to review millions of pages of information in seconds–all to aid doctors in making informed decisions on patients' care.


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