Three years after IBM began selling Watson for Oncology to recommend cancer treatments, it’s falling short of the lofty expectations IBM created for it.
Source: IBM pitched Watson as a revolution in cancer care. It’s nowhere close
For years, tanning beds, booths, and sunlamps have been linked to an increased risk of skin cancer, yet the number of people using tanning devices continues to rise. An alarming new study shows that indoor tanning costs the US $343 million a year in medical bills, highlighting the severity of this growing health issue.
Source: Indoor Tanning Costs Americans a Staggering Amount in Healthcare Each Year
It’s always good to hear that scientists are bringing the latest technology to the fight against cancer, but virtual reality doesn’t seem like an obvious addition to the arsenal. Yet…
Source: Cambridge is giving cancer the 3D VR treatment | TechCrunch
The death rate from cancer in the US has declined steadily over the past 2 decades, according to annual statistics reporting from the American Cancer Society.
Source: Cancer Facts and Figures: Death Rate Down 25% Since 1991