Mining Cell Data To Answer Cancer's Tough Questions


July 17, 2013

NPR - Sometimes a drug hits cancer hard. Sometimes the cancer cells are unfazed. But it's often hard to know which outcome to expect. A group of scientists at the National Cancer Institute has spent the last three years turning some mathematical algorithms loose on giant sets of data to better understand the relationship between cancerous cells and cancer drugs. They've decided to make the data public and published their findings this week in Cancer Research.

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