IBM computers have advanced to treat cancer

IBM,IBM Watson

IBM,IBM Watson

 IBM announced during a press event held in New York City, for the expansion of the use of her computer superior specifications, called "Watson", in the field of cancer treatment.

The company revealed that the 14 institutes and specialized clinic in cancer treatment has been contracted, and will use computer Watson capabilities in genetic medicine to the DNA of the patients, and to provide a certain treatment case by case analysis.

Said Norman Sharpless, director of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of North calorina, that study various mutations from DNA analysis to patients and to identify what is meant by medical data in the traditional way process that requires several weeks, while Watson who shall do so in a few minutes.

The company intends to expand the use of high-spec her computer "Watson" in other medical centers during the current year, where it will be used in the development of a cure for most of the various types of cancer.

It is noteworthy that IBM had announced a computer Watson last year, and was used in genetic medicine limited initially to the center of New York Genome Center, and to handle a certain type of brain cancer.


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