Deep Learning Speeds Up Cancer Research

A research team in the US has created a software that can quickly identify the information in cancer reports that would not only save time and work-hours but also reveal overlooked avenues in cancer research. Don’t Miss: The Best Black Friday 4K HDR TV Deals Much of the cancer-related data is drawn from electronic, text-based clinical reports that must be manually curated — a time-intensive process — before it can be used in research. “The manual model is not scalable and we need to develop new tools that can automate the information-extraction process and truly modernize cancer surveillance in the US,” said Georgia Tourassi, director of the Health Data Sciences Institute at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). After experimenting with conventional natural-language-processing software, the team…

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